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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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Who We Are

Leaders in community mental health

Mental Health Coordinating Council is the peak body for community mental health organisations in New South Wales.

We represent community-based, non-government organisations who work to support people living with mental health conditions. Our members support people to live well in the community by delivering psychosocial support and rehabilitation services.

Together, we make a positive difference in the mental health sector by driving reform, sustainability and system improvements.

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Our Vision

People living with mental health conditions are supported to live meaningful lives in the communities of their choice.

Our Purpose

To promote mental health and wellbeing in NSW by championing a strong community mental health sector through leadership, advocacy and support.

Our People

Mental Health Coordinating Council brings together a diverse group of people with strong skill sets to support and advocate for community based mental health services in New South Wales.

Our team is dedicated to making a positive difference. Our Board members are elected and appointed representatives who provide leadership and are passionate advocates for mental health reform.

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About the Sector

Community mental health organisations support people to live well in the community and meet everyday challenges when and where they need it most. The sector is made up of non-government, mainly not-for-profit, organisations who provide services to maximise independence and keep people well in their local communities.

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