ACT Children and Young Person Review of Mental Health

The Office for Mental Health and Wellbeing is conducting a review of children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing in the ACT.

The Office has engaged MIEACT to lead a community consultation with children and young people, parents and carers, and service providers to hear more about the current state of mental health and wellbeing in the ACT, including prevention, education and services for children and young people.

Consultations include a questionnaire and co-design workshops, to develop recommendations on how to improve the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in the ACT.

Online questionnaires are available for:

Hard copy questionnaires are available to print on the MIEACT website and can be returned by email or post.

The second phase is consultation which includes a number of co-design workshops. The last workshop will be held 26 August 2019. Anyone interested in the project is invited to attend.

Workshops are open to young people, parents and carers, and service providers (government and non-government).

For more information about the workshops and how to register visit the MIEACT website.

For more information about the community consultation process, contact Heidi Prowse, Chief Executive Officer at MIEACT by email to ceo@mieact.org.au or the Office for Mental Health and Wellbeing by email to officeforMHW@act.gov.au.

Posted 20 August 2019