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Living Well: A Strategic Plan for Mental Health in NSW 2014-2024: The NSW Mental Health Commission’s Strategic Plan “Living Well” sets out actions and future directions for reform of the mental health system in NSW.
The Mental Health Rights Manual: An online guide to the legal and human rights of people navigating the mental health and human service systems in NSW (4th Edition) 2015. Developed and published by the Mental Health Coordinating Council.
The artwork featured in the banner of this page is by George Andrew Lisoatos and was exhibited in the 2014 Recovery in Art exhibition.
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more
Recently we conducted Zoom meetings and a survey asking what our members need to support their mental health through the COVID-19 pandemic. We have acted on your feedback and are now recruiting. As a result of this valuable feedback, BEING is excited to introduce a new stream of Peer Support Specialists to our organisation to offer supportive, […]Read more
Did you know that BEING provides to training to consumers and people working in service provision? As the independent, state-wide peak organisation for people with living/ lived experience of mental health issues, BEING is in a unique position to offer training that emphasises consumer perspectives and consumer participation.Read more
MH-CoPES has changed! The Your Experience of Service (YES) questionnaire is replacing MH-CoPES as the data collection method for consumer feedback in New South Wales public health services. The overall framework remains the same, with action and change being an integral part of the quality improvement process. This exciting new questionnaire is designed to gather […]Read more