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Archie Roach with members of the Stolen Generations and former residents of the Cootamundra Girls' Home.

Marking the anniversary of the apology to the Stolen Generations26 Feb 2016

The importance of collective healing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people affected by trauma was spotlighted by... more
One year on report cover

One year on - how is reform tracking?24 Feb 2016

Progress Report on the implementation of Living Well: A Strategic Plan for Mental Health in NSW 2014-2024 Twelve months... more
Suicide Prevention Advisory Group meeting February 2016

Advisory group formed to advance efforts in suicide prevention2 Feb 2016

Efforts to reduce suicide in NSW took another step this week with the inaugural meeting of the Suicide Prevention Advisory... more
Sandra Steingard

Free public lecture on ‘slow psychiatry’29 Jan 2016

The Mental Health Commission of NSW will host a free public lecture on 21 March by US-based psychiatrist and advocate for “... more
Art and mental health

Taskforce submission affirms art’s role in wellbeing28 Jan 2016

The Mental Health Commission of NSW has highlighted how it utilises art to promote mental health and wellbeing in a... more

End of year message from the Commissioner17 Dec 2015

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

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

Three exhibitions featuring artwork on the subject of wellbeing graced the walls of the Mental Health Commission of NSW this... more
Peer Work Guide

Commission to deliver Peer Work Guide in 201611 Dec 2015

The NSW Mental Health Commission’s work to develop the state’s mental health peer workforce will reach a milestone early... more
Proposed Suicide Prevention Framwork for NSW report cover

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

A new, evidence-based approach to suicide prevention developed with funding from the Mental Health Commission of NSW is set... more
Medication and mental illness: Perspectives launch

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

The Mental Health Commission of NSW has launched its latest publication, Medication and mental illness: Perspectives, which... more