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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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How trauma-informed toolkit supports practice and care in forensic mental health

How trauma-informed toolkit supports practice and care in forensic mental health

In this article Acting Senior Forensic Psychologist with the Problem Behaviour Program, Forensicare Dr Bonnie Albrecht looks at the application of Mental Health Coordinating Council’s Trauma-Informed Care and Practice Organisational Toolkit in a state-wide forensic mental health service. The Community Forensic Mental Health Service (CFMHS) is a Victorian state-wide service, which provides programs for people […]

Mental Health Coordinating Council Supports National Reconciliation Week

The Mental Health Coordinating Council supports National Reconciliation Week, May 27-June 3, and this year’s theme, Grounded in Truth, Walk Together in Courage. National Reconciliation Week promotes the importance of comprehensive truth-telling when talking about Australia’s  history, in order to build strong relationships between the broader Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. […]

Trauma-Informed Care and Practice Organisational Toolkit (TICPOT) – NEW EDITION

TICPOT – your free guide to developing trauma-informed organisations MHCC is excited to release the TICPOT toolkit FREE to download until the end of July 2019, as a guide to developing trauma-informed organisations. Trauma is highly prevalent in mental health and human service settings and to be truly trauma-informed, organisations must be sensitive to the […]

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