The Association

The Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association is a non-government, non-for-profit organisation dedicated to advancing the field of mental health.

We host and support several conferences throughout the year, each of which focuses on a specific aspect of mental health and well being.

Our Role

To educate professionals, advance knowledge for carers and consumers and advocate for improved mental health services.

Our Mission

  • To provide knowledge about mental health to the public
  • To provide mental health skills to interested citizens including patients, consumers and carers
  • To educate and train professionals in mental health practices
  • To advance knowledge and research in the field
  • To advocate for improved mental health and mental health services

Members of the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association include, but are not limited to:

  • Non-government organisation staff
  • Public health service staff
  • Private health service staff
  • Psychologists
  • General practitioners
  • Psychiatrists
  • Educational institution staff
  • Commonwealth government
  • Commonwealth government
  • Counsellors
  • Allied health staff
  • Carers
  • Local and state governments
  • Patients/clients/consumers
  • Nurses
  • Peer support workers

Association Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board representatives have a wide background in mental health issues within Australia and New Zealand.

The Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association Advisory Board links to:

  • Universities and educational institutions
  • Public and private mental health services
  • Patient, consumer and carer groups
  • Non-government service organisations
  • Local and national governments
  • Professional service providers (Division of General Practitioners, College of Psychiatrists, and professional organisations of Psychologists, Nurses, and Allied Health Professionals)