Being is seeking a volunteer to assist the Policy Team in community engagement, policy research and advocacy. The role provides opportunities to further develop skills in research and working with a range of people and organisations. You will also learn more about the experiences of people with mental health issues, and play a part in […]Read more
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People from the Mental Health Branch of the NSW health department will consult people with a lived experience of severe and enduring mental illness, who face barriers in living in the community. Some people with this experience have stayed in mental health units for more than a year. Often they may have experience with other […]Read more
In July, Elena from the BEING policy team attended the film premiere of Gratus. Gratus, which in Latin means ‘thankful’, is a short film about experiencing mental illness and the role gratitude can play in recovery. The film was created by nine people with a lived experience of mental illness as part of a 10-week […]Read more
The NSW Law Reform Commission is reviewing and reporting on The Guardianship Act 1987 (NSW). The Attorney General have asked the Commission to see if the laws in NSW on Guardianship need to change. The Guardianship Act allows people who are not able to make decisions for themselves to appoint someone to make these decisions […]Read more