BEING and the NSW Institute of Psychiatry are running a 3-day Consumer Advocacy Workshop. Through the workshop, consumers will improve their understanding of, and confidence in, consumer advocacy and representation. This course, facilitated by BEING’s CEO Dr Peri O’Shea, is suitable for beginners who are just starting out, as well as consumers who are already […]Read more
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April update on BEING’s meeting with Blue Mountains Consumer Group We met with a consumer group called Consumer Regional Development Team in Springwood to discuss what BEING does, systemic advocacy and how we can work together. We look forward to continuing to work with the group, and invite other groups to contact us. For more […]Read more
An April update on Consumer Participation Position Statement We’ve started working on a statement about our views on recognising consumers for their input and participation. We’re currently researching about different approaches to consumer participation and evidence to support those approaches. Share This:Read more
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