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

  • ACT Children & Young Person Review

    We want to hear your thoughts on the current state of mental health and wellbeing, including prevention, education and services for children and young people (0-25 years).

  • Primary School Pilot

    The Pilot Primary School Mental Health and Well-being Program builds a student’s sense of belonging and provides strategies for effective help seeking behaviours.

  • MIEACT funding news

    2CC Podcasts – Published: 04 July 2019 – The Chief Minister’s Charitable Fund has provided funding for 37 organisations across Canberra, including Mental Illness Education ACT Inc.

  • DoNOHarm Framework

    We believe that better learning comes from sharing the lived experiences and personal stories guided by our DoNOHarm Framework.

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

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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