We aim to improve interdisciplinary and collaborative mental health care practices

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) provides practitioners the opportunity to participate in our two interdisciplinary programs: MHPN practitioner networks and the National online professional development program.

Find and join a network

Our local networks connect practitioners across metropolitan, rural, regional and remote Australia.

Start a network

Establish a network in your local area with the support of MHPN.

Register for a webinar

Our webinars feature leading experts in their field and cover a wide range of topical mental health issues.

Watch Past Webinars

Did you miss a live MHPN webinar? All our webinars are available to watch and download from the webinar library.

Subscribe to our e-news

Keep up-to-date with the latest in MHPN news and mental health events. Subscribe to our Connect e-news mailing list.

Upcoming webinar

Internet gaming addiction and the effects on mental health

Facts and Figures

In 2016-17, 12,738 practitioner attendances were recorded at 1,114 network meetings in 380 locations across the country. Over 12,000 practitioners participated in an interdisciplinary professional development webinar. Based on 89% returned data.

Key achievements at June 2017

  • 380 networks established and supported
  • 41% of networks in rural/remote regions
  • 154 special interest networks
  • 68 webinars produced (inclusive of MHPN partnership webinars)
  • 172,000 + downloads and views of webinar recordings
  • 37, 961 participated in live webinars (since start of webinar program) 
  • View MHPN's Project Update

Latest News

MHPN Project Testimonial

"Networks are professionally supportive and provide an opportunity to inform other clinicians of the perspectives and practices that psychologists can bring to patient care"
Professor Lyn Littlefield, Executive Director OAM, APS

"The AASW is enthusiastic about the significant contribution social workers make to their local MHPN networks."
Glenys Wilkinson, CEO Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW)

Mental Health Professionals’ Network

1800 209 031

(03) 9639 8936

67 131 543 229
Postal address
PO Box 203
Flinders Lane
VIC 8009

Physical address

Emirates House
Level 8, 257 Collins Street,
Melbourne, Victoria

Our project partners

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Australian Psychological Society the Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

Our key stakeholders

Occupational Therapy Australia Ltd Australian Association of Social Workers ACRRM - Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine