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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 interested in exploring the needs of people who experience mental health issues during the current changes to our lives due to COVID-19 via an important new survey. To help us to better understand your needs during this time, please complete the short survey in this link. Thanks in advance!Read more
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 yesterday without any broader consultation or […]Read more
We have recently shared with our members and allies the exciting news that we have received additional funding to establish the Being Learning Academy, and we would like to share with you a little more about the this innovative program and its rollout to the community. The Being Learning Academy is aimed at bringing consumer-led […]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