News archive: 2015

December 2015

End of year message from the Commissioner17 December 2015

This week marks one year since the adoption of Living Well: A Strategic Plan for Mental Health in NSW 2014-2024 
Sunflower showcases her painting at the Recovery in Art exhibition.

A year celebrating art's role in living well16 December 2015

Three exhibitions featuring artwork on the subject of wellbeing graced the walls of the Mental Health Commission of NSW this year, as part of the Commission’s commitment to promoting the importance
Peer Work Guide

Commission to deliver Peer Work Guide in 201611 December 2015

The NSW Mental Health Commission’s work to develop the state’s mental health peer workforce will reach a milestone early next year, with the delivery of an online Peer Work Guide expected in the fi
Proposed Suicide Prevention Framwork for NSW report cover

$14.7 million private donation to fund trial of suicide prevention framework3 December 2015

A new, evidence-based approach to suicide prevention developed with funding from the Mental Health Commission of NSW is set to be rolled out to communities most in need in NSW.
Medication and mental illness: Perspectives launch

Consumer and carer experience of medication critical to treatment success2 December 2015

The Mental Health Commission of NSW has launched its latest publication,

November 2015

David Lyle, Jodie Miller, John Feneley, Susan Daly and Luis Salvador-Carulla at the launch in Broken Hill.

Mental health services in Far West NSW mapped28 November 2015

NSW Mental Health Commissioner John Feneley traveled to Broken Hill to launch the Integrated Mental Health Atlas of Far W

Mental Health Commission of NSW welcomes federal mental health reforms 26 November 2015

The Mental Health Commission of NSW welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of mental health reforms that place increased emphasis on individualised and integrated care.

Provide feedback on Far West Mental Health Atlas26 November 2015

Services providers, consumers and carers are invited to provide comments and feedback on the Integrated Menta
Consumer Led Research Network

Consumer Led Research Network hosts first forum16 November 2015

The Mental Health Commission of NSW supported the Consumer Led Research Network (CLRN) to hold a public forum on 4 November, on ‘Enabling consumer led and co-production research in a world that’s n

Forum on 'Open Dialogue' crisis care9 November 2015

Consumers, carers and clinicians had the opportunity to hear how one US organisation has implemented the ‘Open Dialogue’ model of psychiatric care at an information session hosted by the Mental Hea