The peak body representing the Tasmanian community managed mental health sector at a state and national level.

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 mission >

Our Mission is to represent, support and facilitate collaboration in the community mental health sector for the benefit of all Tasmanians.

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

Mental Health Network Meeting >

You are warmly invited to a meeting of the Mental Health Network on Wednesday 7th September from 1:30-3:00pm at Rydges North Hobart.

The Mental Health Network comes together four times a year to discuss and progress state and local issues affecting the community mental health sector. Meetings are attended by a broad representation of CEOs and senior staff from across MHCT’s membership. Meetings are a mechanism for roundtable debate, information-sharing and collaboration on key sector issues and initiatives.


Please RSVP by Friday 2nd September. The agenda will be forwarded closer to the meeting date.

RSVP  via

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm, 7 September 2016

R U OK? Day 2016 >

Each year in September Australia celebrates the power of a conversation.

R U OK? Day encourages everyone to reach out to friends, family or workmates and check in to see how they are doing.

The team at R U OK? Provide some great tips on how to start a tough conversation and what to do when someone says ‘I am not ok.’

Check out to find out more or to find an  event near you!

All Day, 8 September 2016

Event calendar >


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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