ACT Mental Health Consumer Network

Service Description

A consumer led peak body organisation that represents the interests of mental health consumers. It includes policy and forums, inclusion of people with mental illness, and working toward social justice. It is run by consumers with an intent to develop higher standards of mental health care and services. Other responsibilities include participation in research, lobbying the government and mental health service providers, facilitation of education programs for professionals.

Alternate Names: ACTMHCN

http://www.actmhcn.org.au

02 6230 5796

actmhcn@actmhcn.org.au

02 6230 5790

Facebook @actmhcn

Level 2, Room 11, Griffin Centre, 20 Genge St
Canberra City, ACT, 2601

Transport Options

Five minutes walk from Civic bus interchange

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri: 9am-3pm, Drop-in hours 10am-1pm Thurs

Accessibility

Referral System

Self referral

Service Fees

Membership and access is free for consumers. Small fee for associate membership

Disability Access

Yes. Wheelchair accessible, close to toilets, Guide/Assistance/Mind Dogs welcome

Organisational Information

Area Served

ACT

Parent Organisation

ACT Mental Health Consumer Network

Postal Address

PO Box 469

Civic Square

ACT

2608

Other Information

Facilities Available

Computers, telephones, printer, photocopier with some restrictions on usage; and free tea and coffee are available to mental health consumers.

Volunteering Opportunities

Yes

Last Updated: 23 January 2019

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