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Sydney to host world’s leaders in mental health28 Sep 2015

Global leaders in mental health will descend on Sydney in 2017 following its selection as host city for the 12th ... more

Global mental health leaders gather for ideas exchange25 Sep 2015

The work being undertaken in NSW to reform mental health care was shared with leaders from around the world this week at the... more
Robyn Shields

Deputy Commissioner wins Women of Influence award24 Sep 2015

NSW Deputy Mental Health Commissioner Dr Robyn Shields AM has been named among the winners of The Australian Financial... more
Auburn Together 4 Hope walk 2015

Commissioner marks 2015 World Suicide Prevention Day11 Sep 2015

NSW Mental Health Commissioner John Feneley marked World Suicide Prevention Day by joining with religious and community... more
Katrina Davis and Sage Green at TheMHS 2015 conference

Sharing learnings on building a peer workforce 3 Sep 2015

The NSW Mental Health Commission shared how it is supporting NSW to build a mental health peer workforce via a presentation... more
Mental Health Rights Manual 4th edition

Updated guide to mental health rights in NSW1 Sep 2015

Consumers, carers and mental health workers struggling to understand their rights within the NSW mental health system have a... more
COTA forum - The suicides we choose to ignore - men aged 85-plus

Forum focuses on mental health of older men31 Aug 2015

The concerning rate of suicide among men aged 85 years and above was the focus of a parliamentary forum addressed by NSW... more

Commission spotlights consumers’ experiences with medication 27 Aug 2015

The Mental Health Commission of New South Wales spotlighted consumers’ and carers’ experiences with mental health... more
Gayaa Dhuwi Declaration launch

Declaration calls for Aboriginal leadership in mental health sector27 Aug 2015

The Mental Health Commission of NSW today joined with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders to launch the Gayaa... more

ReachOut Next Step pilot program in Western NSW12 Aug 2015

On 11 August 2015 ReachOut Australia launched a 6-week pilot program of ReachOut Next Step, an online self-assessment tool... more