Dr Christopher Groot

Research Lead

Dr Christopher Groot is a lecturer in the Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne. He is the Director of the school’s Mental Illness Stigma Lab and conducts research in areas of complex mental illness, stigma, and mental health service delivery.

He has a background in large-scale mental health service delivery, and has governed the clinical and research aspects of national services including the Suicide Call Back Service, SuicideLine Victoria, ATAPS All Hours Suicide Support Service, Beyond Blue Infoline, MensLine Australia, the Australian Defence Force All-Hours Triage Service and Vietnam Veterans After Hours Counselling Service.