BEING in the Know Youth Mental Health Forum

September 18, 2015

Do you know what’s going on with your head space? This October BEING will partner with Sydney TAFE and headspace Camperdown to present a Youth Mental Health Forum, unique to Sydney TAFE as a part of the 2015 Recovery in Art Exhibition. ‘BEING in the Know’ is dedicated to answering your questions about mental health […]

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BEING joins the call for action on mental health

July 28, 2015

In the lead up to the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) Leaders Retreat, BEING has signed a joint letter coordinated by Mental Health Australia calling on the Prime Minister and First Ministers to take urgent action on reforms to the mental health sector. In 2012, COAG committed to a 10-year mental health reform plan called “The […]

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Welcome to BEING’s new website!

July 15, 2015

Welcome to our brand new website! It’s been a long time in the works and is still partly under construction, but we are thrilled to be launching our new website today! We are aiming for a modern and streamlined look in line with BEING’s new branding and the creative whizzes over at Agency have done […]

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Calling for artists for our 2015 Recovery in Art exhibition!

July 14, 2015

BEING is holding its fifth annual Recovery in Art Exhibition in October 2015 at The Muse in Ultimo to celebrate Mental Health Month. We are calling for artists to send us their Expression of Interest to submit an artwork. The Recovery in Art exhibition celebrates the positive role that artistic expression plays in many people’s […]

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BEING: The New Face of NSW CAG

June 24, 2015

In the beginning of 2014, we started the process of rebranding our organisation and after months of work and consultation with a range of stakeholders, we are proud to unveil to you our new name and brand: Being | Mental Health & Wellbeing Consumer Advisory Group. Since its inception 20 years ago, NSW CAG has […]

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BEING’s New Office

June 22, 2015

After over a year of planning and six weeks in a very cosy temporary office, we have moved into a spacious, light-filled working environment at our previous premises on William St, Woolloomooloo. We have completed a total, very contemporary office refurbishment, together with a major upgrade of all our IT systems. The design has been very carefully […]

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BEING in the News

It’s official, we’re famous. BEING’s 2015 Recovery Conference was a huge hit in the media. Not only did we get on the local radio and newspaper, we also made it onto the evening news! Make sure you have a look at the video below to hear our CEO Peri O’Shea and our 2015 keynote speaker Rod Thompson speak about the […]

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Locals front of mind in statewide conference

May 18, 2015

LOCALS FRONT OF MIND IN STATEWIDE CONFERENCE Tamworth resident Rod Thompson will be the keynote speaker a statewide mental health conference held at the Wests’ Diggers Club next Wednesday. Rod is a father of two and a manager at the local Audi dealership. He will be speaking about his journey with depression as a man […]

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NSW Election Agenda 2015

April 25, 2015

What do mental health consumers want from their politicians? In the months before the 2015 NSW Election, BEING carried out a large consultation with mental health consumers across the state, asking them what they want from their politicians. Our Election Agenda identified six priorities that people with a lived experience of mental illness in NSW […]

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100 Artworks, 1000 Stories

September 30, 2014

100 Artworks, 1000 Stories Media Release This Mental Health Month, the public is invited to a unique exhibition where artists with a lived experience of mental illness tell their stories through art. The exhibition will feature more than 100 artworks, created by people who have personal experience of mental illness. The works come from all […]

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