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 for Consumers;
  • Consumer Participation for Service Providers; and
  • PeerZone peer-led workshops in mental health and addiction recovery.


If you would like to engage BEING for training in your organisation or service provider, please contact us on info@being.org.au or 02 9332 0200.


In the near future, BEING will be expanding its training capacity, so watch this space for new training programs and opportunities.

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