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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.

Newcastle Consultations Summaries

October 30, 2017

In August this year, Elena and Emma visited Newcastle to hold a consultation to hear people’s feedback on the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), and another to hear about their experiences of the mental health system in the Newcastle area. The outcomes of these consultations have now been transcribed and summarised into a report. Click […]

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Consumer and Carer Survey – Review of the Mental Health Commission

October 20, 2017

The Mental Health Commission is reviewed every 5 years to assess how well it is meeting its objectives. We are seeking feedback from carers, consumers, clinicians and community members to contribute to a written submission. About this survey: All responses are anonymous. This is a short 9 question survey and should only require 10 – 15 […]

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St. Vincent’s Open Dialogue and Peer-work event

October 19, 2017

In this event, Nick Putman and Richard Armitage will introduce the Open Dialogue approach, the seven principles that underlie it, and the practice of facilitating network meetings, including the 12 elements of dialogic practice. There will be opportunity for discussion. Open Dialogue is an approach to integrated healthcare service delivery and a philosophical approach to caring […]

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Training

June 22, 2015

Did you know that BEING provides to training to consumers and people working in service providers? As the independent, state-wide peak organisation for people with a lived experience of mental illness, BEING is in a unique position to offer training that emphasises consumer perspectives and consumer participation. BEING’s existing training programs focus on: Systemic Advocacy […]

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Your Experience of Service (YES)

July 9, 2015

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 […]

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ROSSAT

June 22, 2015

The Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) and BEING have worked in partnership with people affected by mental health problems and service providers to develop a recovery oriented service provision quality improvement resource for mental health services. The Recovery Oriented Service Self-Assessment Toolkit (ROSSAT) has been designed to assist organisations and workers to: Assess their level […]

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