• Celebrating 25 Years!

    1994-2019: Changing the World of Mental Health

    Members of Gibraltar Clubhouse
  • 1 in 4 people worldwide has a mental illness.

    If we had more Clubhouses, we could do so much more.

    Work Ordered Day at Clubhouse De Waterheuvel, Amsterdam
  • Do you know someone who is living with mental illness?

    Clubhouses can help change their lives.

    Community and Fellowship at Mosaic Clubhouse, England
  • Mental illness can strike when you least expect it.

    Tour a Clubhouse now to see how Clubhouses can help.

    Food Service at Vail Place Clubhouse, Minnesota USA
  • Announcing #ClubhouseWorks

    Get Healthy, Raise Funds for Mental Health Awareness

    Members of Mosaic Clubhouse, London

Creating Community:
Changing the World of Mental Health

There simply are not enough resources today for everyone with a mental illness who needs help. It’s a crisis situation and the numbers are growing. We help start and grow Clubhouses globally where people can go to get their lives back.

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SAVE THE DATE: Join Us for the USA Clubhouse Conference, Oct. 9-11, 2020!

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Mattie: "A Clubhouse Is Invaluable to Anyone with a Serious Mental Disorder"

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World Seminar 2019 Speeches Available!

Over 400 people from 20 countries and over 100 Clubhouses gathered in Norway, September 28 - October 3, 2019 for the Clubhouse International World Seminar 2019, which included Gro Harlem Brundtland, Shekhar Saxena, Elisha London and other global mental health leaders. The broad array of presentations and multiple networking opportunities provided a rich learning opportunity for our global colleagues.

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FAQ: What Is A Clubhouse?

A Clubhouse is a community-based membership organization designed to support people living with mental illness. Usually open daily from morning to evening, members gain free access to opportunities to rejoin the worlds of friendship, family, employment and education, and to the services and support they may individually need to continue their recovery.

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Clubhouse International Earns GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

Clubhouse International has earned the Platinum Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. "We encourage potential donors and Clubhouse constituents to visit our Profile to see what we're all about," said Executive Director, Joel D. Corcoran.

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Important Statement: Mass Shootings and Mental Illness

Clubhouse International Executive Director Joel D. Corcoran (shown left with mental health advocate Glenn Close and Dr. Eric Kandel) issued a statement addressing recent, uninformed and damaging comments about mass shootings and mental illness.

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There is significant research substantiating the effectiveness of the Clubhouse model and the added benefits of Clubhouse Accreditation.

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proven model works everywhere


people/year are reached by 320+ Clubhouses in 34 countries

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employment rate at Accredited Clubhouses annually – double the rate for people in the public mental health system

cost effective

One year of holistic recovery services are delivered to Clubhouse members for the same cost as a 2-week psychiatric hospital stay

reduced incarcerations

Criminal justice system involvement is substantially diminished during and after Clubhouse membership

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Clubhouses powerfully demonstrate that people with mental illness can and do lead productive, happy lives. Each Clubhouse we open touches +/- 500 people in need!


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Help ensure that people living with mental illness in your area have a place to go and support to find jobs, education, housing and a new lease on life.


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Imagine if you had a place to go where you felt accepted, understood, hopeful AND that helped you get a job, go back to school or find a home. That is what Clubhouses offer.

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