We are committed to two-way open communication that involves listening to our stakeholders, keeping them informed and being clear about how their contributions are being used. Our stakeholders include service providers, consumers and carers, academics and peak bodies. We value the voice of people with lived experience of mental illness as critical to informed development in the sector.
We seek to:
facilitate effective collaboration and knowledge sharing
establish a consistent approach to stakeholder engagement
support improved planning and informed policies, programmes and services.
How to get involved
Community Quarterly Forums
Quarterly Forums are designed to bring the mental health community together to discuss and debate mental health policy and program issues. We encourage the attendance of members, employees and volunteers of member organisations, clinicians, researchers, people with lived experience and carers. Forums are hosted in partnership with the ACT Mental Health Consumer Network and Carers ACT to ensure robust dialogue and balanced stakeholder representation.
If you have feedback or a topic idea for an upcoming forum, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Forums are currently on hold due to COVID-19 restrictions. We are exploring different ways in which we bring forums and development opportunities to the online space – keep watch for developments here.
Executive Officers and Managers meetings
These meetings give Executive Officers and Managers of community mental health and other community organisations the opportunity to discuss developments and issues. They are a way that we can increase sector connections and share knowledge across the community organisation.
If you are a EO or manager of a community organisation that is interested in mental health issues and would like to be involved in these meetings, please contact Simon Viereck on 6249 7756 or email email@example.com to discuss your participation in these meetings.
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