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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.
On the 18th May 2019, Australia will go to the polls and elect the 46th government. Being’s Election Guide highlights the areas where Being members want real action and systemic change. We have taken these points to relevant parties and sought their comments. Regardless of who is elected, Being and our members will work together […]Read more
Are you a person with personal lived/living experience of mental illness with a passion for influencing change and contributing to NSW Mental Health policy? Are you connected to the mental health system and wish to advocate on behalf of the group you wish to represent? The NSW Mental Health Consumer Subcommittee is inviting applications now. […]Read more
The Senior Peer Project Officer will work collaboratively with the CEO and Policy/Communications team at Being to develop a recovery-oriented and trauma-informed best practice policy framework for the provision of education and support for future Young Veterans Wellbeing Projects and community engagement. The position will work collaboratively with the Veterans Centre Northern Sydney Beaches (VCNSB) […]Read more
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 […]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
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 […]Read more