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About the sector

The community managed mental health sector is a key provider of mental health services and supports to people in the community.

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Annual Reports

Find detailed information on the work we do to support the community managed mental health sector.

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Latest news

Catch up on all the latest news and stories from the community-based mental health sector.

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Sector events

Discover a range of ways to connect and learn through our events, forums and talks.

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Mental Health Rights Manual

An online guide to help explain your legal and human rights in the mental health and human services systems in New South Wales.

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Recovery Oriented Language Guide

Words are important. The language we use and the stories we tell have great significance to all involved.

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Registered training

Build on your lived experience or on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification.

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Customised training

Contact us to design a professional development solution for your workforce and organisation.

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Our members

Our members are community managed mental health organisations, large and small, local and NSW-wide service providers.

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Become a member

Join a strong network of community-based mental health organisations delivering better outcomes for people in New South Wales.

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Long-term Support, Flexible Delivery and Step-up Step-down Services in Demand

Long-term Support, Flexible Delivery and Step-up Step-down Services in Demand

This opinion piece by MHCC CEO, Carmel Tebbutt, ran in Sydney Morning Herald on November 10, 2020: Women can get a meal, wash their clothes or just have a chat at Lou’s Place, a busy day refuge in inner Sydney. It also connects women to services in the community: crisis support, housing and mental health. […]

MEDIA RELEASE: Recognise the Work of Carers this National Carers Week

Mental Health Coordinating Council recognises and celebrates the work of carers across Australia. October 11 to 17 is National Carers Week, an initiative of Carers Australia to raise awareness among all Australians about the diversity of carers and their caring roles. MHCC CEO Carmel Tebbutt said National Carers Week is an opportunity to recognise the […]

New MHCC Resource: Collaborating with First Nations People to Enhance Wellbeing

MHCC is pleased to release its Guide to Culturally Safe Practice when working with Australia‚Äôs First Nations People. The Guide is a particularly valuable resource at a time when First Nations people in Australia are highlighting the need to end discrimination and improve access to services. The handy two-page resource was developed to assist mental […]

National Psychosocial Support Measure

MHCC understands that Primary Health Networks (PHNs) are beginning a process of planning for implementation of the new National Psychosocial Support Measure with services to commence in 2019. The Commonwealth Government has committed $80 million over four years to fund the Support Measure, reaching an agreement with the NSW Government which will spend $25.3 million […]

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