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Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre

The Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre (QTMHC) is a statewide service which provides an information, referral, resource and clinical consultation service. Services are provided free of charge.

The QTMHC's mission is to work in partnership with mental health services, ethnic communities and other agencies to improve the quality, accessibility and appropriateness of services and promote the mental health and wellbeing of culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Queensland. As a resource unit, the QTMHC has an ongoing and strategic role in assisting Queensland's mental health services in the areas of planning, service delivery and review.

Our vision is "Healthy minds = a strong and healthy multicultural community".

Our mission is "to lead innovative multicultural mental health developments and achieve healthy minds and wellbeing across the lifespan in our diverse community through collaboration".

View the Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre brochure for more information about our service.

We can assist if you:

  • wish to organise a culturally appropriate assessment and/or psychoeducation for a consumer and/or their family members
  • require transcultural mental health training for your staff
  • need specific cultural information for a consumer or cultural group you are working with
  • wish to organise a workshop on a particular mental health issue in your community
  • are looking for books, articles and resources on transcultural mental health issues
  • need advice on cross-cultural issues.

Services we offer include:

  • Clinical consultation
  • Consumer and carer participation
  • Statewide Multicultural Mental Health Coordinator (MMHC) program
  • Mental Ill-Health Prevention and Early Intervention (MI-HPEI) program
  • Access to a resource library, multilingual resources and publications
  • Policy and service development
  • Education and training.

Contact us

We are a dynamic and multicultural team. Please contact us for assistance:

Office hours: Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm
Address: 1st Floor, 519 Kessels Road, MacGregor QLD 4109

Postal Address: PO Box 6623, Upper Mt Gravatt QLD 4122

Phone: (07) 3167 8333 (Within Australia)
1800 188 189 (Within Australia, outside the Brisbane metropolitan area)
+61-7-3167-8333 (International, outside Australia)

Fax: (07) 3167 8322 (Within Australia)
+61-7-3167-8322 (International, outside Australia)

Last updated 18 January 2017
Last reviewed 18 January 2017