Being Christmas Event – Letters from No One

November 19, 2019

Come and create cards with messages of hope for people who are stuck in psychiatric units over the holiday season Calling all Owls, card makers, creative souls, and community members Our friends in psychiatric units need our messages of hope, fellowship, love and compassion. Come and join us on Sunday the 8th December from 1 till […]

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National Consumer Peak Alliance established!

November 1, 2019

Today is a historic day in the consumer movement with the announcement of the formation of the National Consumer Peak Alliance. After many years of discussion and at the request of consumers across the country we have today committed to the establishment of a National Consumer Peak Alliance led and owned by state peak bodies […]

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Being’s Mental Health Month

October 30, 2019

During mental health month we shared morning tea with the staff and consumers in the Caritas Unit at St Vincent’s hospital in Darlinghurst. Thanks to the unit and to those people with lived experience who gave us a warm welcome. It was great to sit down and share some food over a chat.

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Release of the Talkin’ Together Toolkit

October 21, 2019

The talking together project which Being progressed in collaboration with NSW Fair Trading over 2018 and 2019 has now released a series of videos which document the co-design journey and share what worked well. We hope that they help you out in your own co-design journeys.  Access the resources here.

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Being Board EOI

Being is currently seeking four new board members. An overview of the skills and experience we are looking for and an application form is available below. The application form also includes contact details if you require any further clarification. Download an EOI form here.

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Being Youth Committee

Being is currently inviting interested people with lived and living experience of mental health issues to participate in a youth advisory committee. If you would like to advocate for improved services for young people living with mental health issues and are below the age of twenty five, the Being Youth Committee could be a great […]

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Peer Supervision Online Survey

If you are a member of the consumer peer workforce in a community managed organisation, or in a NSW Government funded service we would like to hear your thoughts about peer supervision. It would be great if you could respond to the survey below. Follow this link to respond to the survey.

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Power, Threat, Meaning Workshop

September 27, 2019

Being | Mental Health & Wellbeing Consumer Advisory Group in collaboration with the Blue Knot Foundation are hosting a free, half-day workshop on the Power, Threat, Meaning Framework. This half-day workshop is for mental health consumers and/or survivors of complex trauma. The Power, Threat, Meaning Framework fosters respect for the many ways in which distress is […]

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Welcome to Ian Hoffman

September 23, 2019

We are really excited to announce that Ian Hoffman has joined the team at Being as the Peer Workforce Project Coordinator. Ian brings a wealth of experience working as a peer worker in both the public and not for profit sector, and has a good understanding of the needs of the peer workforce  to ensure […]

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