BEING to operate crucial new mental health peer support service

May 20, 2020

MAY 20, 2020. BEING, the NSW peak body for people with lived/living experience of mental health issues, is excited to announce we will begin operating BEING Supported, The Mental Health Peer Support Line, a new and innovative state-wide mental health peer support line from mid-June 2020. BEING is funded by the Mental Health Commission of NSW […]

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New Peer Support Specialist and Senior Peer Support Specialist roles with BEING

May 6, 2020

Recently we conducted Zoom meetings and a survey asking what our members need to support their mental health through the COVID-19 pandemic. We have acted on your feedback and are now recruiting. As a result of this valuable feedback, BEING is excited to introduce a new stream of Peer Support Specialists to our organisation to offer supportive, […]

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Job vacancy: Graphic designer

January 21, 2020

Are you a proficient graphic designer who identifies as having lived/living experience of mental health issues?  Are you passionate about using your creativity in a consumer-run organisation? Do you love being part of a workplace with a nurturing culture which embraces people living with mental health issues? If you have skills relevant to the following tasks, we […]

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Three volunteers needed at Being!

January 20, 2020

Are you passionate about being part of system change in the mental health sector and feel you have valuable perspectives and skills to offer through volunteering? Do you want to work for a consumer-run organisation and be part of a nurturing culture which embraces people living with mental health issues? We are seeking enthusiastic people […]

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WayAhead Mental Health Directory Volunteer Needed

September 4, 2017

Volunteers Needed Wanting to fill in some of your spare time and contribute to the well-being of others? WayAhead is seeking volunteers who can commit one or two days per week to assist us to maintain our WayAhead information directory. The directory contains over 6,000 listings of mental health and community services in NSW and […]

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Participants Wanted for EEgenda Video

March 2, 2017

Louise Meek and Norman Neeson from EEgenda Video Production, a company that develops training and education video resources, are developing a video resource for a NSW Legal Aid training session to focus on providing better service to clients living with mental illness. The aim of the video is to provide awareness and education to NSW […]

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Volunteers Needed for Trials of a New Treatment for Depression

October 17, 2016

UNSW researchers, with the help of National Health and Medical Research Council, have established a clinical trial on the effect of ketamine in treating severe depression. Black Dog Institute is seeking volunteers to attend a clinical trial for a potentially new treatment option for depression. Ketamine is currently used in anesthesia, sedation and pain relief, but […]

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