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Forum on 'Open Dialogue' crisis care9 Nov 2015

Consumers, carers and clinicians had the opportunity to hear how one US organisation has implemented the ‘Open Dialogue’... more

Developing a mental health perspective on the NDIS5 Nov 2015

Video of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) - mental health perspectives The implementation of the National... more
NSW Mental Health Commissioner John Feneley at the 2015 Wellness Walk.

Engaging the community in Mental Health Month30 Oct 2015

The Mental Health Commission of NSW marked Mental Health Month 2015 with a number of community initiatives.  The month began... more
Bruce Kamradt

Wraparound Milwaukee founder shares insights on caring for vulnerable children30 Oct 2015

Organisations charged with caring for vulnerable children in NSW were given the opportunity to hear about a unique model of... more
Premier Mike Baird addresses attendees at the Mental Health Month BBQ at Parliament of NSW.

Commission takes Mental Health Month to Parliament23 Oct 2015

The Mental Health Commission of NSW joined with the NSW Minister for Mental Health and community based service providers to... more
Communities Matter launch

Launch of grass roots online toolkit to help communities combat suicide21 Oct 2015

The NSW Minister for Mental Health, the Hon. Pru Goward MP today launched Communities Matter: suicide prevention for small... more
Fay Jackson on Q&A

Commission features in Mental Health Month media coverage6 Oct 2015

Mental Health Month has achieved widespread media coverage across its launch weekend, with the NSW Mental Health Commission... more
Fay Jackson

Deputy Commissioner joins Q&A panel29 Sep 2015

The Commission is delighted to share that NSW Deputy Mental Health Commissioner Fay Jackson will appear on the ABC's Q&A... more

The NDIS and mental illness29 Sep 2015

People with a psychiatric condition who have “significant and permanent functional impairment” may qualify for the NDIS. more
Sandra Morgan

Consumer advocate wins Commissioner's community champion award28 Sep 2015

Consumer advocate Sandra Morgan has been recognised today as the NSW Community Champion at the 2015 Mental Health Matters... more