Talking stigma and service improvement with peer workers on the Central Coast

June 16, 2017

Last week Jaime from Being and Elizabeth (Liz), CEO of WayAhead, travelled to the Central Coast for the Central Coast Peer Champions Forum, run by Central Coast ARAFMI. While we were there, we had the opportunity to meet with peer workers from around NSW, both consumers and carers, who shared the changes they have seen […]

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Experts By Experience Speaker Bureau

May 30, 2017

Call for people to join the Collective Purpose Experts by Experience Speaker Bureau Do you have experience talking about your lived experience of mental illness or your journey of caring for someone with a mental illness? Would you like to learn more skills about telling your story publicly? Are you passionate about change in a […]

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Going back to where it started

April 7, 2017

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 […]

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The 2017 NSW Budget: what does it mean for mental health?

June 23, 2017

Under the 2017 NSW budget, funding for mental health services has increased by 87 million (from 1.8 to 1.9 billion). This increase in mental health funding demonstrates that the government recognises the overwhelming impact of mental health issues on our community. However, the distribution of funding shows the government is not yet prepared to make […]

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BEING IS LOOKING FOR AN OPERATIONS MANAGER

June 21, 2017

Being is currently seeking an experienced and professional Operations Manager who is ready for an exciting new challenge. As the Operations Manager, your role will be to manage, guide and support the policy and operations team, ensuring a culture of continuous improvement in all operating areas of the organisation. You will need a proactive and […]

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Talking stigma and service improvement with peer workers on the Central Coast

June 16, 2017

Last week Jaime from Being and Elizabeth (Liz), CEO of WayAhead, travelled to the Central Coast for the Central Coast Peer Champions Forum, run by Central Coast ARAFMI. While we were there, we had the opportunity to meet with peer workers from around NSW, both consumers and carers, who shared the changes they have seen […]

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