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

Minds Do Matter Art Exhibition >

This exhibition explores the relationship between art and well-being, celebrating the power of art to be life-enhancing and life-affirming. The theme for 2018 is ‘Do you see what I see’

Where: Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk
When: 30 September – 29 October
More information: Annie from Wellways PH: 6333 3111

All Day, 6 October 2018 - 5 November 2018

Towards Elimination of Restrictive Practices 12th National Forum (TERP12) >

The twelfth national Towards Eliminating Restrictive Practices (TERP) Forum 2018 will take place in Hobart, Tasmania and 7-8 November. The Forum addresses the challenging theme How far can we go? by examining a range of key developments which provide impetus, direction and experience in reducing seclusion and restraint in mental health care. We are currently accepting abstracts for presentation. To register or submit an Abstract, visit

All Day, 7 November 2018 - 8 November 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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