Addressing stigma so people are empowered to sustain their mental health and well-being.

  • Mental Health and Me

    The Myths and Facts. Everything you wanted to know but didn’t know how to ask.

  • Report released

    See the report and recommendations online now Review of Children and Young People in the ACT

  • It's ok to worry

    We talk to ABC Radio Canberra about how to take care of ourselves and others in the current climate.

  • Mental Health 101

    An introduction to mental health that builds an understanding of the myths and facts. Delivered by trained volunteers with a lived experience of mental illness.

Mental Health and Me

The Myths and Facts. Everything you wanted to know but didn’t know how to ask.

‘Mental Health and Me’ is an interactive and self-directed digital program for young people aged between 10 and 14 years. This program is mapped to the Australian Curriculum and can be used as part of a unit of work or to meet specific learning outcomes. Download the Teacher and Caregiver resource to consolidate learning in the home or classroom.

Using the power of lived experience combined with evidence-based practice our programs inform and empower everyone to sustain their mental health and well-being.

Our impact FY 2018/19



8,467

attendees reached



260

sessions delivered



6,885

youth reached

We believe better learning comes from sharing real life experiences.

45% of Australians aged 16-85 years will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime.

We offer a range of evidence-based programs tailored for school age students that are mapped to the Australian National Curriculum and workplaces. Programs are delivered to schools free of charge thanks to our funding partners and Pay-it-forward supporters.

The 2018 Mission Australia Youth Survey identified the following top concerns for youth in the ACT are



1

Coping with stress



2

Mental Health



3

School or Study Problems

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