Consultation: Circles of Support Feasibility Study

November 22, 2017

The roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the mental health reform environment in NSW has led to considerations as to better ways to support people exercise ‘choice and control’. “A ‘Circle of Support’ has been described as “a group of people coming together to help formulate, promote and support the goals […]

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Have Your Say About The NSW Official Visitors Program

November 21, 2017

Being will be holding two consultations at the Collective Purpose office about the Official Visitors Program in NSW. This is an opportunity for you to have your say about your experiences with hospital admission and involuntary treatment, and how the Official Visitors can help people access their services. Official Visitors are independent from the NSW health system. They […]

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Listening to those with a lived experience of mental health issues

November 21, 2017

The winner of this year’s Australian Mental Health Prize says more needs to be done to include people with a lived experience of mental health issues in the development of services. Janet Meagher has schizophrenia and has spent the last 37 years advocating on behalf of people with mental illness and psychosocial disabilities. She is […]

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Make time to #ValueYourMind at one of these wonderful Mental Health Month events!

October 13, 2015

October is Mental Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and to making your mental health and wellbeing a priority in your life. There is an enormous range of wonderful events happening across New South Wales to celebrate and we thought we would share some events that are being hosted by friends […]

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