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

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

Mental Health Regional Meeting (Burnie) >


Would you like to attend the next round of regional meetings in your area? Contact Brittany at MHCT to reserve your place.

Timing and venue to be confirmed.

All Day, 22 May 2018

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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