The Vision of the Psychosocial Research Centre is to generate and foster innovative, practice based psychosocial research and training for the recovery of people living with mental illness and the benefit of their families and the community

The aim of the PRC is to collaborate with consumers, families, practitioners, managers, policy makers, academics and other stakeholders in the wider community in order to:


• Engage the perspectives of consumers, carers and advocates in the development of psychosocial policy, practice and research

• Develop innovative psychosocial recovery programs and promote the expansion of pre-existing projects with successful outcomes

• Undertake and encourage research and evaluation of psychosocial approaches to mental health

• Build and disseminate the knowledge base of excellence in psychosocial practice

• Deliver education and training to enable mental health services to implement psychosocial approaches

• Develop policy that supports and promotes best practice in psychosocial mental health