Engaging with communities

VTMH’s Community Engagement with Purpose resource is a comprehensive suite of resources to support mental health workers and mental health organisations undertake community engagement work.

Watch the video and see the links below to find out more.


Community Engagement with Purpose: A guide for approaching community engagement in mental health setting: Project report.


Conversations about Community Engagement in Mental Health Podcast Series.

This four-episode podcast series interviews a range of speakers to expand on themes explored in the Principal resource. 


Community Engagement with Purpose videos series.

These five videos promote conversations about community engagement and are showcased in VTMH workshops and online learning modules. 


Community engagement with Purpose: A guide for approaching community engagement in mental health settings.

Explores core concepts, practices and actions for community engagement work in mental health settings. This resource is available through the VTMH community engagement workshop .

VTMH would like to thank all the individuals who contributed to this project, including community members, those with lived experience, community development workers, and mental health practitioners and peer workers who participated in the consultation process, and the nine members of the Project Advisory Group, without whose knowledge, insights and commitment, this Project would not have been possible.