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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
John Feneley IIMHL

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

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