BEING to operate crucial new mental health peer support service

May 20, 2020

MAY 20, 2020. BEING, the NSW peak body for people with lived/living experience of mental health issues, is excited to announce we will begin operating BEING Supported, The Mental Health Peer Support Line, a new and innovative state-wide mental health peer support line from mid-June 2020. BEING is funded by the Mental Health Commission of NSW […]

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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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Join BEING at the 2016 Wellness Walk

October 7, 2016

On Sunday 16th of October BEING staff and supporters will be joining the Sydney Wellness Walk as part of Mental Health Month 2016. The Wellness Walk is a yearly event taking in the Sydney Harbour Bridge, with the finishing line at Government House to enjoy the celebratory Wellness Festival! It’s a family friendly walk with an easy […]

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Debts – not the end of the world!

December 17, 2015

An article about how to deal with unmanageable debts Author: Will Dwyer, Credit and Debt Solicitor at Redfern Legal Centre Redfern Legal Centre regularly encounters people who feel overwhelmed by their debts or other legal issues. Many tend to try and ignore these demands for payment as they feel unable to do anything about them. […]

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My experience with an online course for anxiety

November 29, 2015

… by Karina from BEING.   I have recently finished the 8-week MindSpot Wellbeing course in an effort to tackle some anxiety symptoms I was experiencing. It’s an online course based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and aims to help with anxiety and depression. Overall, I’ve had a positive experience, and have been recommending MindSpot […]

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