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

  • Self Care Canberra

    Join Mental Illness Education ACT and promote self-care in your workplace.

  • Calling Volunteers

    Support a new mental health and suicide prevention program for Canberra’s Yr9 students.

  • Stress and Me

    NEW digital program teaching young people about stress and anxiety

  • Mental Health and Me

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

Mental Health and Me & Stress and Me

NEW interactive and self-directed digital programs for young people aged between 10 and 15 years. These programs are 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 resources 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 2019/20



32,511

people reached



305

sessions delivered



25,891

participants

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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