BEING IS LOOKING FOR CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER BEING is currently seeking a new CEO to lead BEING to a new level of sustainable growth and success working with the BEING team and other people with lived experience of mental illness to achieve and support systemic change. This role will suit a candidate who has a […]Read more
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Julia Busquets was struggling to accept her diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder Type 1, when in 2015, she began to write. What started out as individual therapy took on a new meaning as Julia began to incorporate the stories of those who had stood by her during her illness. Their coping strategies found their way in […]Read more
Lived Experience Ideas Exchange The Lived Experience Ideas Exchange is a new BEING event. BEINGs inaugural Lived Experience Ideas Exchange was held on Thursday 13 October 2016. The event aims to connect consumer advocates, policy makers, and service providers from across the mental health and community services sector, to share recovery focused, trauma-informed, and consumer-driven ideas […]Read more
Guardianship Act Review – Question Paper 2 and 3: The NSW Law Reform Commission is reviewing the Guardianship Act 1987 (NSW), and is seeking people’s views. Under the current NSW Guardianship system, a decision-maker can be appointed to make personal, financial and medical decisions for a person who cannot make those decisions themselves. The Commission […]Read more
Here be the full motion on Being’s Constitutional Change. BEING Has proposed to add the following to Clauses to the Constitution, and this will be voted on at the AGM this year: The change is in regards to allowing organizations to become members: Division 3 Membership 1.1 Membership Qualifications (3) An organisation is qualified to […]Read more
The Nepean Blue Mountains PHN is calling for expressions of interest for anyone interested in participating in their Consumer and Carer Mental Health Team. It is open to community members who live in the Nepean Blue Mountains region (Lithgow, Hawkesbury, Penrith or the Blue Mountains) and have a lived experience of mental health issues. The Consumer […]Read more