About us

The Norwegian Council for Mental Health (NCMH) is a humanitarian umbrella organisation that encompasses a number of 29 institutions and organisations with interest and involvement in the field of mental health.

We contribute to:

  • Prevention of mental health problems
  • Building good mental health for children and young people
  • Inclusive employment - mental health in the workplace
  • Better treatment: «From compulsory to consensual» 
  • International involvement for mental health
  • Supporting research on mental health


Through information activities and involvement in political issues the objective is to have an impact on decision making in order to improve mental health care.

Our mission: The Norwegian Council of Mental Health is working to contribute to a good mental health for all.