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Release of Proposed Suicide Prevention Framework for NSW10 Aug 2015

Mr Feneley comments on the launch in Canberra of the Proposed Suicide Prevention Framework for NSW, funded by the Commission... more
David Butt, John Feneley, Lesley van Shoubroeck, Robyn Shields and Gracelyn Smallwood

Mental health focus of National Aboriginal Health Summit5 Aug 2015

Commissioner John Feneley attended the 3rd National Aboriginal Health Summit in Darwin on 30 and 31 July, co-hosted by the... more
Commissioner John Feneley, Deputy Commissioner Fay Jackson, Minister for Mental Health Pru Goward, Deputy Commissioner Robyn Shields

Commission welcomes Minister for Mental Health to Gladesville31 Jul 2015

On Thursday 23 June the Commission was delighted to welcome the Hon. Pru Goward MP, Minister for Mental Health, to a lunch... more
Deputy Commissioner Fay Jackson, John Walker, Men's Shed, Tiyana Gostelow, Central Coast LHD

Promoting recovery through discovery24 Jul 2015

A new Central Coast Recovery College was opened on Tuesday 21 July. more
AH&MRC CEO Sandra Bailey and NSW Mental Health Commissioner John Feneley

A shared commitment to improve social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal communities13 Jul 2015

The Mental Health Commission of NSW and the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council signed a memorandum of... more
Young people and mental health infographic

New investment company tackling youth mental health issues7 Jul 2015

A new charity listed investment company will drive philanthropic investment to help transform the lives of young Australians... more
Commissioner John Feneley speaking at Broken Hill community forum

Communities key to mental health reform30 Jun 2015

A community-based approach to mental health reform was at the centre of a series of regional visits in June. more
Chris Taylor, Matthew Mitcham, Amy Vee, Zac Anderson, Fay Jackson, Nelly Thomas, Lynne Malcolm, Bjorn Stewart, John Feneley, Mel de Silva

Empowering conversations about stigma and language23 Jun 2015

On Thursday 18 June the NSW Mental Health Commission hosted No Offence…, a night of comedy and conversation about stigma,... more
John Feneley

Commissioner launches the NSW Wellbeing Collaborative12 Jun 2015

The Commissioner launched the NSW Wellbeing Collaborative in Sydney on 9 June 2015. more
Bradley Foxlewin

Need for consumer voice in reduction of seclusion and restraint2 Jun 2015

On Friday 29 May Deputy Commissioner Bradley Foxlewin delivered the keynote address at the 10th National Seclusion and... more