Being Morning Tea – contribute to shaping the future of Being!

October 6, 2017

Being is hosting a Morning Tea! Come and celebrate Mental Health Week at Being – get to know our wonderful staff and have your say into shaping the future of Being! This special morning tea will be held on 11th October from 10am-12pm right here at the Collective Purposes offices in Woolloomooloo! Click here to register.

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Recovery in Art Launch 2017

On 11th September, Being celebrated the launch of the Recovery in Art exhibition at Parliament House. It was a wonderful afternoon, and a great way to acknowledge the amazing works that our artists and poets have created, as well as the stories behind them. Thank you to the artists and poets for allowing us to share […]

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“Don’t lose your marbles” – Marbles Challenge

September 20, 2017

Don’t lose your marbles is an exciting event held during Mental Health Month to raise awareness for mental health and the design of mental health services in our local community. Friday October 13th 3pm-5.30pm Northcott Community Centre and Ward Park Belvoir St, Surry Hills Free BBQ | Coffee Cart & Cake | Info Stalls | Music […]

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‘Gratus’ – A Mental Health Film

August 24, 2016

In July, Elena from the BEING policy team attended the film premiere of Gratus. Gratus, which in Latin means ‘thankful’, is a short film about experiencing mental illness and the role gratitude can play in recovery. The film was created by nine people with a lived experience of mental illness as part of a 10-week […]

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Check out the Recovery in Art podcast on 2ser!

October 6, 2015

On Thursday 1 October, Ka Ki and Rachael from BEING and Recovery in Art contributing artist Jamie Preisz spoke to Melinda 2ser’s Boutkasaka about the 2015 Recovery in Art exhibition. In the podcast Rachael, Ka Ki and Jamie talk to Melinda about the exhibition and the challenges and and successes that they have encountered in the […]

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Celebrate Mental Health Month at one of BEING’s events!

October 1, 2015

You’re invited to BEING’s Mental Health Month events! BEING is running the following public events as part of our fifth annual Recovery in Art Exhibition. We hope you are able to join us, and please help us spread the word! BEING’s 5th Annual Recovery in Art exhibition on Thursday 8 – Friday 9 October (2pm), […]

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BEING in the Know Youth Mental Health Forum

September 18, 2015

Do you know what’s going on with your head space? This October BEING will partner with Sydney TAFE and headspace Camperdown to present a Youth Mental Health Forum, unique to Sydney TAFE as a part of the 2015 Recovery in Art Exhibition. ‘BEING in the Know’ is dedicated to answering your questions about mental health […]

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BEING joins the call for action on mental health

July 28, 2015

In the lead up to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Leaders Retreat, BEING has signed a joint letter coordinated by Mental Health Australia calling on the Prime Minister and First Ministers to take urgent action on reforms to the mental health sector. In 2012, COAG committed to a 10-year mental health reform plan called “The […]

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Welcome to BEING’s new website!

July 15, 2015

Welcome to our brand new website! It’s been a long time in the works and is still partly under construction, but we are thrilled to be launching our new website today! We are aiming for a modern and streamlined look in line with BEING’s new branding and the creative whizzes over at Agency have done […]

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