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.

MHPN Presents

Our new podcast MHPN Presents is now available on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and our website.

Find and join a network

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

Join an online network

Are you in a rural or remote area or do you have a specialty area? Online networks can help you connect with like-minded practitioners.

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.

Start a network

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

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.

Guest Speaker Register

Register your interest to present on your mental health specialty area or service at a network meeting.

BPD networks

Did you know MHPN runs BPD focussed practitioner networks around Australia?

Facts and Figures

Between 1 July 2019 and 30 June 2020, 12,283 practitioner attendances were recorded at 902 network meetings in 365 locations across the country. Over 22,000 practitioners participated in an interdisciplinary professional development webinar.

Key achievements at June 2020.

• 365 networks established and supported
• 38% of networks in rural/remote regions
• 165 specific-interest networks
• 129 webinars produced (inclusive of partnership webinars and since start of webinar program)
• 330,000 downloads and views of webinar recordings (since start of webinar program)
• 110,200 participated in live webinars (since start of webinar program)

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 6, 257 Collins Street,
Melbourne, Victoria

Member organisations

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

Partner organisations

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