Being’s 12-day Guide to a Mentally Healthy Holiday Season.

December 14, 2018

The Holiday and Christmas period can be a be a lonely and stressful time for a lot of people. For those dealing with mental health issues, the holiday season can sometimes become an inescapable struggle.Thoughts of loneliness, isolation, and grief can arise, family issues can be a point of contention and whether we’re overwhelmed with […]

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An Introduction To Our Collaboration With NSW Fair Trading

September 6, 2018

Being is collaborating with NSW Fair trading to develop educational materials to support people with psychosocial disability who are accessing or managing NDIS funding. Our new project officer is one of the key staff in this project. Below is a quick introduction to the project. Hi, my name is Alisha and I’m the new Project Coordinator here […]

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Consumer workshop on the new national consumer-rated outcome measure

August 24, 2018

Consumer workshop Date: Friday 14th September 2018 Time: 10 am – 12 noon (please join us for morning tea from 9:30 am) Location: Meeting Room, Collective Purpose, Suite 501, 80 William Street, Woolloomooloo, NSW 2011   What is the workshop about? The aim of this workshop is to get consumers’ perspectives on a new national […]

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Submission to the review of the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990

August 9, 2018

Being has recently provided a submission to the NSW Department of Justice in relation to the work currently being done to update the Mental Health (Forensic Provisions) Act 1990 and review the responsibilities of the Mental Health Review Tribunal in relation to forensic mental health consumers. Being’s submission can be downloaded at: Being submission to the […]

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Joint letter to Minister Hunt – My Health Record

August 7, 2018

Call to Suspend My Health Record Roll Out Dear Minister Hunt, We, the undersigned organisations, are deeply concerned about serious risks that My Health Record pose to a range of constituencies and that have not been satisfactorily responded to by the Australian Digital Health Agency. Our attached policy brief highlights the poor design of My […]

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Media Release: ‘If in doubt, opt OUT’. My Health Record warning issued by leading mental health peak bodies

July 18, 2018

Wednesday 18th July 2018 A joint paper, expressing serious concerns about the Commonwealth Government’s My Health Record has been released by three of Australia’s leading peak bodies for consumers of mental health services. ‘We’ve joined together to tell people with mental illness: if you’re in doubt, opt out,’ says Shauna Gaebler, CEO of CoMHWA, the […]

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Being’s 12-day Guide to a Mentally Healthy Holiday Season.

December 14, 2018

The Holiday and Christmas period can be a be a lonely and stressful time for a lot of people. For those dealing with mental health issues, the holiday season can sometimes become an inescapable struggle.Thoughts of loneliness, isolation, and grief can arise, family issues can be a point of contention and whether we’re overwhelmed with […]

Read more

An Introduction To Our Collaboration With NSW Fair Trading

September 6, 2018

Being is collaborating with NSW Fair trading to develop educational materials to support people with psychosocial disability who are accessing or managing NDIS funding. Our new project officer is one of the key staff in this project. Below is a quick introduction to the project. Hi, my name is Alisha and I’m the new Project Coordinator here […]

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