Celebrating artists expression with the Mental Health Commission of NSW

January 19, 2016

BEING’s annual Recovery in Art Exhibition features the artworks of those with a lived experience of mental illness, and celebrates the role artistic expression plays in mental health recovery. Following our Exhibition in October last year, a number of artworks were selected for another exhibition at the Mental Health Commission of NSW offices throughout December […]

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Forum on Open Dialogue

December 17, 2015

In November BEING attended a forum on Open Dialogue. The forum was hosted by the Mental Health Commission of NSW. Dr Christopher Gordon and Brenda Miele Soares shared their experience of Open Dialogue and lessons they have learned. They use Open Dialogue in their not-for-profit organisation called Advocates in the United States. Open Dialogue is […]

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Launch of the Medication and Mental Illness paper

In early December BEING attended the launch of the Mental Health Commissions of NSW new paper about medication and mental illness. The paper was developed to tell the story of medication as a treatment for mental illness and its role in recovery. Over 200 people provided submissions for the report, with 60 percent identifying as […]

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Mental Health Month BBQ at NSW Parliament House

November 29, 2015

In October, BEING held a stall at the Living Well: Value your mind Mental Health Month BBQ at the NSW Parliament House in Sydney. The event was hosted by the Mental Health Commission of NSW and the office of the NSW Minister for Mental Health, Hon. Pru Goward MP. We shared a stall with our […]

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