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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.

An Introduction To Our Collaboration With NSW Fair Trading

September 6, 2018

Being is collaborating with NSW Fair trading to develop educational materials to support people with psychosocial disability who are accessing or managing NDIS funding. Our new project officer is one of the key staff in this project. Below is a quick introduction to the project. Hi, my name is Alisha and I’m the new Project Coordinator here […]

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Joint letter to Minister Hunt – My Health Record

August 7, 2018

Call to Suspend My Health Record Roll Out Dear Minister Hunt, We, the undersigned organisations, are deeply concerned about serious risks that My Health Record pose to a range of constituencies and that have not been satisfactorily responded to by the Australian Digital Health Agency. Our attached policy brief highlights the poor design of My […]

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Media Release: ‘If in doubt, opt OUT’. My Health Record warning issued by leading mental health peak bodies

July 18, 2018

Wednesday 18th July 2018 A joint paper, expressing serious concerns about the Commonwealth Government’s My Health Record has been released by three of Australia’s leading peak bodies for consumers of mental health services. ‘We’ve joined together to tell people with mental illness: if you’re in doubt, opt out,’ says Shauna Gaebler, CEO of CoMHWA, the […]

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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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