Recovery Forum 2017

April 18, 2017

Shaping the Landscape of Mental Health Services Wednesday 24th May 2017 Nowra NSW The 2017 Recovery forum will serve as an introduction to consumer participation and co-design, and use of consumer expertise to design and deliver services locally. We will also explore how BEING can advocate for systemic changes that support person led recovery at […]

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2016 Recovery Conference: Reporting Back

July 20, 2016

The 2016 Recovery Conference was held in Sutherland and aimed at exploring the connection between home and wellbeing, and ways for consumers to advocate for communities and homes that support mental health recovery. Throughout the course of the day, attendees were introduced to systemic advocacy and the topic area: from House to Home. BEING CEO, […]

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What I got from BEING’s Recovery Conference: an article by Matt Pasternak

June 23, 2016

What I got from BEING’s Recovery Conference: an article by Matt Pasternak The focus of BEING’s Recovery Conference 2016 was the significance of the home to a consumer’s (or rather, anyone’s) wellbeing, both emotional and physical. I had the pleasure to attend the Recovery Conference as a consumer, and an aspiring mental health advocate. It […]

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Resources from 2016 Recovery Conference

June 22, 2016

BEING would like to extend a warm welcome to all the new friends we made at this year’s conference, and thank all our members, exhibitors, speakers and supporters for their involvement. The 2016 Recovery Conference was held in Sutherland and aimed explore the connection between home and wellbeing, and ways for consumers to advocate for […]

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Workshops at the 2016 Recovery Conference: From House to Home

June 1, 2016

Registrations close at midnight FRIDAY 3rd of June This year, the Recovery Conference will explore the connection between home and wellbeing, and ways to advocate for communities and homes that support mental health recovery. BEING has asked experienced advocates in mental health to join us at the 2016 Conference and facilitate hands on workshops, to […]

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Special guest speakers at the 2016 Recovery Conference!

May 27, 2016

This year, guests at the Recovery Conference will explore the connection between home and wellbeing, and ways to advocate for communities and homes that support mental health recovery. At this year’s Conference we will be asking questions of a panel of services that consumers can work with to advocate for supportive homes and communities. The […]

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February Update from our Policy Team

February 11, 2016

The start of 2016 has been a busy one for the policy team. We’ve been working on a number of things that we’d like to tell you about. We’re supporting a consumer to speak at a training event for remote and rural GPs in early March. The speaker will talk about his own experience of […]

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Rugby Star, Girl Guide and Refugee Artist Speak Out About Mental Health

August 29, 2014

Rugby Star, Girl Guide and Refugee Artist Speak Out About Mental Health Media Release NSW CAG is pleased to announce three of its guest speakers at the 2014 Recovery Forum in Ashfield: NRL star Wayne Wigham, Girl Guide leader Sarah Robinson, and founder of the Refugee Art Project Safdar Ahmed. The Recovery Forum is a […]

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Ashfield Mental for Recovery Forum

August 21, 2014

Ashfield Mental for Recovery Forum Media Release The 2014 Recovery Forum in Ashfield has sold out, almost two weeks before the event. “This Forum provides a unique opportunity for people with a lived experience of mental health issues to come together, to learn from each other and to share,” said CEO Dr Peri O’Shea. “With […]

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