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

  • PTSD Awareness

    If you want to learn more about building skills and strategies to support people through traumatic events register for an open session held each month at the Griffin Centre.

  • Stress Better - Youth

    Start the year off with Stress Better for Yr 11-12 students. Build their skills and understanding of stress, worry and anxiety with this workshop.

  • Mental Health 101 - Youth

    Mapped to the Australian Curriculum for years 7-10 on stigma and promoting help seeking, this program has been in the Canberra community for over 25 years.

  • 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 each year with


attendees reached


sessions delivered


ACT Secondary schools supported

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


Coping with stress


Mental Health


School or Study Problems

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