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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.
Being is looking to establish a number of committees in 2018, some of which will include a Community Advisory Group and a NSW Peer Workforce Committee. Please see the links below for details. For further information contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for applications has been extended. Applications for both committees now close 29th […]Read more
Last Tuesday, the 28th of November, Being held our Annual General Meeting. This was a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the past year, and to catch up with Being’s members and supporters. The meeting also including a Board election, and our members voted Anne Francis, Sunny Hemraj, and Tim Heffernan on to the Board of […]Read more
Around 30 new Peer Workers will be recruited across the state to help mental health consumers transition from hospital, back into their communities. Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies today announced the NSW Government will invest $2.7 million to fund a much needed expansion of the state’s peer workforce in 2017-2018. Click the following link […]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