Lived Experience Ideas Exchange

August 17, 2016

Lived Experience Ideas Exchange The Lived Experience Ideas Exchange is a new BEING event. BEINGs inaugural Lived Experience Ideas Exchange was held on Thursday 13 October 2016. The event aims to connect consumer advocates, policy makers, and service providers from across the mental health and community services sector, to share recovery focused, trauma-informed, and consumer-driven ideas […]

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100% Worthy with Heal for Life!

October 19, 2015

In celebration of World Mental Health Day on 10th October our CEO Peri took herself off to the Hunter Valley for a weekend at Heal for Life. Heal for Life provides residential programs that aim to empower people to heal from childhood trauma and child abuse. They run programs for adults, young people and kids, […]

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Mental Health Month Morning Tea with the NSW Governor!

His Excellency General the Hon. David Hurley AC DSC (Ret’d), Governor of New South Wales hosted a Morning Tea for Mental Health Month on Wednesday 7 October 2015 at Government House in Sydney. Being Board member Irene Gallagher, CEO Peri O’Shea and Policy Officer Karina Ko were invited to attend the morning tea as representatives of […]

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Wellness Walk 2015 – Bridge Walk for Mental Health

October 16, 2015

On Sunday the 11th October, Elena from the Policy Team walked in the 2015 Wellness Walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge. The third annual 5km walk is a family friendly event suitable for all ages and abilities. The walk started and finished at Government House and was attended by the NSW Governor, the Honourable David […]

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Mental Health Month Launch and Mental Health Matters Awards 2015

On the 30th September, BEING attended the 2015 Mental Health Month Launch and Mental Health Matters Awards hosted by WayAhead (Mental Health Association NSW) and the Mental Health Commission of NSW. This launch was held at the beautiful NSW Parliament House, with Minster for Mental Health, Pru Goward officially launching Mental Health Month. This year’s […]

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Recovery in Art 2015

This October, BEING hosted our 5th annual Recovery in Art Exhibition. This year’s exhibition was held at The Muse, Sydney TAFE Ultimo. The exhibition featured artworks of 57 artists with a lived experience of mental illness, and included images of three group murals that decorate the walls of Cumberland Hospital. The Recovery in Art Exhibition was […]

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