The Mental Health Council of Tasmania (MHCT) is a member based peak body. We represent and promote the interests of community managed mental health services and have a strong commitment to enabling better access and outcomes for every Tasmanian.

Mental Health Council of Tasmania

Where to get help >

Looking for help with your mental health or someone you care for? If you are experiencing a crisis call Mental Health Services Helpline on 1800 332 388 OR Lifeline on 13 11 14. In an emergency call 000

Our Vision >

All Tasmanians have awareness of and value their mental health and wellbeing

Become a member >

Are you or your organisation interested in becoming a member of the Mental Health Council of Tasmania? 

Contact >

Get in touch to find out more about our work or the mental health sector in Tasmania.

Upcoming events

Community of Peers Project (COPP) consultation in Hobart >

Target Audience: peer workers or employers of peer workers

Date:  Tuesday 10 April 2018

Time:  2.15pm – 5.30pm (for a 2.30pm start)

Location:  The Old Woolstore (apartment hotel) Events centre, 1 Macquarie Street, Hobart

Theme/focus :  A project to examine the feasibility of establishing a national organisation for the peer workforce (mental health) in Australia

Organiser:  The Private Mental Health Consumer Carer network


2:30 pm - 5:30 pm, 10 April 2018

Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania conference >

The Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania conference
21-22 May 2018
‘Shaping our future’ is the theme of this year’s conference>

The conference aims to challenge existing ideas, frameworks and practices and encourage reflection and innovation across the ATOD sector.

Key note speakers include:
• Professor Robin Room from the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research at LaTrobe University
• Professor Paul Dietze, the Director of the Behaviors and Health Risks Program at the Burnet Institute
• Dr Stephen Bright, Adjunct Research Fellow from the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University
• Mr Andrew Bruun, CEO of Youth Support and Advocacy Service, and the Director of the Centre for Youth AOD practice development.

All Day, 21 May 2018 - 22 May 2018

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Mental Health Services Helpline

1800 332 388

FREE CALL within Tasmania

Operated by mental health professionals who can assist you in a crisis


13 11 14

confidential telephone crisis support service available 24/7 from a landline, payphone or mobile.

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