“Participation of mental health consumers essential to seclusion and restraint reform”

May 14, 2018

  In response to the NSW Government’s release of the Mental Health Safety and Quality in NSW: A plan to implement recommendations of the Review of seclusion, restraint and observation of consumers with a mental illness in NSW Health facilities on Friday, the NSW Mental Health Commission has released the following statement: The Mental Health […]

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“Commission welcomes Commonwealth investment in mental health”

May 14, 2018

  The NSW Mental Health Commission has released the following statement in response to the federal budget, and in anticipation of the state budget release on June 19: The NSW Mental Health Commission today welcomed the $338m investment in mental health in the 2018-19 federal budget. NSW Mental Health Commissioner Catherine Lourey said she was […]

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Release of the Seclusion, Restraint and Observation Implementation Plan

May 14, 2018

There has been much interest in the followup of the report on Seclusion, Restraint and Observation In NSW undertaken last year. Today sees the release of the implementation to underpin this report. Out of the 19 recommendations from the report, it is pleasing to see that the involvement of people with lived experience of mental […]

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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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