Loneliness & connection: Being survey and video meeting

April 30, 2020

Loneliness hasn’t been talked about much in the adjustments we’ve been asked to make to COVID-19, even though research shows it is a recurring factor in maintaining good mental health. There are realistic concerns currently that increased isolation will lead to higher levels of loneliness. Groups perceived to be most at risk include: the elderly; […]

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Being survey: COVID-19 and your mental health

March 26, 2020

Being is interested in exploring the needs of people who experience mental health issues during the current changes to our lives due to COVID-19 via an important new survey. To help us to better understand your needs during this time, please complete the short survey in this link. Thanks in advance!

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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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Connecting with African community leaders

July 27, 2017

In June 2017 Elena and Jaime from Being met with African community leaders to talk about mental health. The African Mental Health Learning Circle are a group brought together by STARTTS to raise awareness about mental health issues in African communities. We were thrilled to meet with this passionate and dedicated group of leaders about […]

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Being NDIS and Mental Health Survey

July 21, 2017

Are you interested in sharing your experience about the NDIS and mental health? We are running an online survey to find out about your experiences with the NDIS, so we can better advocate for the things that are important to you. The survey is for everyone, whether you are an NDIS participant or not. Survey link: […]

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Rachael Shares Her Story for World Bipolar Day!

March 30, 2017

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 […]

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