Annual Consumer Workers Forum 2017

November 27, 2017

Last Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th, Being held its Annual Consumer Workers Forum for 2017 at the Mercure Hotel in Sydney.   This forum was attended by well over 70 NSW Health consumer peer workers across the state. It was wonderful to have so many voices of peer workers present in one setting and to […]

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Listening to those with a lived experience of mental health issues

November 21, 2017

The winner of this year’s Australian Mental Health Prize says more needs to be done to include people with a lived experience of mental health issues in the development of services. Janet Meagher has schizophrenia and has spent the last 37 years advocating on behalf of people with mental illness and psychosocial disabilities. She is […]

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A five day Open Dialogue Teaching and Training Seminar

St Vincent’s are presenting a five-day Open Dialogue Training Seminar where Australian expert trainers will present core theoretical principles and teach Open Dialogue psychotherapeutic skills through hands-on training exercises. The teachers are Carl Gray, Judith Brown, Kristof Mikes-Liu, and Niels Buus. Send your inquiries about the seminar to: niels.buus@sydney.edu.au Please register at SVHS’s website. Places are limited – first […]

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Alternatives to Suicide Forum

February 7, 2018

Time: 10am – 1pm (Registrations open at 9.30) Date: Friday 9th March 2018 Location: Glebe Town Hall, 160 St Johns Road Glebe NSW Alternatives to Suicide is an innovative peer led suicide prevention program from the Massachusetts Recovery Learning Community (USA). Being and inside out & associates australia are pleased to bring Caroline Mazel-Carlton and […]

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Alternatives to Suicide Forum Presenters

February 7, 2018

Caroline Mazel-Carlton Caroline Mazel-Carlton first interfaced with psychiatry at the age of eight, and years later was able to find a path out of a world defined by diagnoses and medications through roller derby, social activism.   Since moving out of a staffed group home eight years ago, she has worked tirelessly to create change in […]

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New Positions at Being

January 18, 2018

For more information about the four new job opportunities at Being, follow the links below:   Business Development and Training Manager 1 year Fixed Term – Part-time (35 hours per week over 5 days) This is an exciting and new opportunity to contribute to the work and voice of Being as the NSW advocate for people […]

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