Being Receives TheMHS Award!

October 12, 2017

Being won a TheMHS Award in the 2017 Mental Health Service Awards of Australia and New Zealand program for service to mental health for their video series “Into the Light: An Arabic Resource on Psychological Health”. Being won their Award in the Promotions and Illness Prevention category. It was given in recognition of the achievement […]

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Review of the Mental Health Commission + Survey

October 6, 2017

The Minister for Mental Health, the Hon Tanya Davies MP, has released details of the Terms of reference for a Review of the Mental Health Commission. A five-year review of the Mental Health Commission was a requirement when it was established in July 2012 under the Mental Health Commission Act (the Act). The review will be led by Dr […]

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Expressions of Interest – NSW Mental Health Consumer Subcommittee

October 4, 2017

Are you a person with a lived experience of mental illness with a passion for influencing change and contributing to NSW Mental Health policy? Are you connected to the mental health system and wish to advocate on behalf of the group you wish to represent? The Consumer Subcommittee provides advice to the NSW Ministry or […]

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Consumer and Carer Survey – Review of the Mental Health Commission

October 20, 2017

The Mental Health Commission is reviewed every 5 years to assess how well it is meeting its objectives. We are seeking feedback from carers, consumers, clinicians and community members to contribute to a written submission. About this survey: All responses are anonymous. This is a short 9 question survey and should only require 10 – 15 […]

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St. Vincent’s Open Dialogue and Peer-work event

October 19, 2017

In this event, Nick Putman and Richard Armitage will introduce the Open Dialogue approach, the seven principles that underlie it, and the practice of facilitating network meetings, including the 12 elements of dialogic practice. There will be opportunity for discussion. Open Dialogue is an approach to integrated healthcare service delivery and a philosophical approach to caring […]

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Being in Tamworth! Have your say about local mental health services

October 16, 2017

Jaime and Emma are heading to Tamworth at the end of this week, and looking forward to connecting with locals to talk about mental health. On Friday morning, they will be running a consultation in Tamworth for people with a lived experience of mental health and the people that help support them. Drop by to […]

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