News archive: 2014

December 2014

Sydney siege: It's time to reach out to the grieving19 December 2014

Our community has been challenged, and shown itself to be steadfast and resilient. As we move into the festive season and gather those we love around us, we should feel confident in the knowledge that we have supported each other well, and will do again whenever that support is needed.
John Feneley

Living Well: A message from the Commissioner18 December 2014

Monday, which was such a shocking day for Sydney, and Australia, was also the day when Living Well: A Strategic Plan for Mental Health in NSW 2014 – 2024 was released by the NSW Government.

Martin Place Incident - Mental Health Advice16 December 2014

Response to recent events

The Living Well Project is launched15 December 2014

The launch of the Living Well Project NSW coincides with today’s release by the Government of Living Well: A Strategic Plan for Mental Health Reform in NSW 2014 – 2024.
Premier Mike Baird with consumers at the Wayside Chapel

Government supports Strategic Plan with $115 million commitment15 December 2014

The NSW Mental Health Commissioner, John Feneley, warmly welcomed today’s announcement by the Government of its support for Living Well: A Strategic Plan for Mental Health Reform in NSW 2014 –
Photo of 21 Celebration Cake

Celebrating 21 years of the Djirruwang program10 December 2014

The Djirruwang program is an Aboriginal mental health worker training program.
John Feneley, Jackie Curtis, Tim Lambert and Nick Goodwin, November 2014

Commission champions integrated care for NSW5 December 2014

Sydney was the host to the 2nd World Congress on Integrated Care (WCIC2) on 23-25 November 2014, an event run through the International Foundation for Integrated Care.

November 2014

Recovery College launch October 2014

Learning for recovery11 November 2014

South Eastern Sydney Recovery College is open for business - launched in October 2014. The college is the first example in NSW of the recovery college model from the UK
Consumer researchers October 2014

Consumers to lead research7 November 2014

Members of the Consumer Led Research Network came together for their first meeting on 29 October 2014, establishing an environment for the discussion of consumer led research activities in NSW.

October 2014

Have your say on medication and mental illness

Medication and mental illness consultation29 October 2014

The Commission is conducting a consultation into medication and mental illness in NSW.