We started with our first camp in 2013 and since then Recovery Camp and its programs have had an incredible impact on mental health, and mental health education.
This impact has been documented in over 30 peer-reviewed research articles, and recognised in the Australian Government Productivity Commission’s Mental Health Inquiry Report.
Our camps and other programs have been attended by 900 people with lived experience, as well as provided transformative lived experience education to over 1500 health students.
Recovery Camp has received a number of awards including:
Certificate of High Commendation, Mental Health Matters Award
Semi-Finalist for Awards Australia Connecting Communities Award
Outstanding Achievement in Education
Partnerships in Wellbeing Award in recognition of an innovative, partnership program
Recovery Camp aims to improve mental health, and mental health care. We want impact now!
Through your connection with Recovery Camp we hope you realise your personal strengths, and your contribution to the mental health and recovery of others.
Recovery Camp has been a transformative force in the mental health landscape over the past decade. Celebrating our 40th camp in 2023, this milestone reflects our premier program’s enduring success and sustained impact.
We are driven to broaden our reach and impact, to improve mental health and mental health education, nationally.
Contact us for information about camps in 2024 and 2025.
Recovery Camp acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land where we work and live. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We celebrate the stories, culture and traditions of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of all communities who also work and live on this land.
Recovery Camp welcomes all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.