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Current BEING media releases and statements can be found below.

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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BEING conveys mental health consumer perspectives on COVID-19 impacts to Governments

May 11, 2020

The mental health impacts of COVID-19 are becoming clear and BEING, as the NSW peak body for people with lived experience, is playing an important role in conveying consumer perspectives and experiences so Governments can respond appropriately. BEING Bis proud to present a key set of work we have done to represent the interests of […]

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COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020: initial Being response

March 26, 2020

POSITION STATEMENT: COVID-19 EMERGENCY AMENDMENTS TO THE NSW MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2007: CONSUMER PERSPECTIVES LEFT OUT On 24 March 2020, the NSW Government passed a bill to make changes to several legislative processes for emergency procedures. The COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 was passed in NSW Parliament without any broader consultation or engagement […]

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