Shaping the Landscape of Mental Health Services Wednesday 24th May 2017 Nowra NSW The 2017 Recovery forum will serve as an introduction to consumer participation and co-design, and use of consumer expertise to design and deliver services locally. We will also explore how BEING can advocate for systemic changes that support person led recovery at […]Read more
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In John’s media release announcing his farewell he talks about the achievements the Commission has made since its establishment in July 2012 and the people he has worked with. During this time we want to reflect on how the Commission started, and John’s involvement in setting up an organisation which has been an anchor in […]Read more
It goes back to when I was about 11 years old when my mum said to me, “I think you might have bipolar”. She tried to explain it to me, but I refused to believe her and didn’t listen. Just the idea that I might have a mental illness – any mental illness – was […]Read more
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 lived experience of mental illness, strong strategic […]Read more
Kirsten is attending the United Nations Conference of State Parties on the “CRPD” in New York this June!
Being has an exciting opportunity coming up to learn from international experiences, and bring that knowledge back to lead the way on consumers participating in mental health and human rights issues in Australia. Kirsten from the Policy team is off to New York in June to attend the United Nations Conference on the “Convention on […]Read more
Like many others in Australia, the staff at Being have been pouring over the 2017 federal budget proposal today and examining its impact for people in our community with mental health issues. We know that many people across Australia are in great need of better mental health services and are encouraged by the additional $165 […]Read more