Publications

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Annual reports

Annual Report 2015-201617 November 2016

This is the Annual Report of the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales for 2015-16.  This year the Living Well reforms... more

Annual Report 2014-201520 November 2015

This is the Annual Report of the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales for 2014-15.  In December 2014, the NSW... more

Annual Report 2013-201424 November 2014

This is the Annual Report of the Mental Health Commission of New South Wales for 2013-14. This has been a year of great... more

Annual Report 2012-201331 October 2013

The Commission's inaugural Annual Report - looking back over our first year. more

Reports and resources

Provision of services under the NDIS10 March 2017

The Commission is concerned that the full transition of Commonwealth funded services to the NDIS will see a cohort of... more

Stigma and discrimination in NSW6 March 2017

To support conversations and actions that reduce stigma and discrimination against people with mental illness, the... more

Mental health and wellbeing strategy for first responder organisations in NSW12 October 2016

This strategy sets out the commitment of NSW first responder agencies to promote and protect the mental health and wellbeing... more

The effectiveness of services led or run by consumers in mental health: Rapid review of evidence for recovery-orientated outcomes1 August 2016

Mental health services controlled and run by people with lived experience of mental illness (‘consumers’) are effective in... more

Physical health and mental wellbeing: an evidence guide13 April 2016

The chronic physical health problems and premature deaths of many people who experience mental illness are not acceptable.... more

Submissions

Disability Employment Services submission6 March 2017

In 2012 only 53% of people with a disability were working or looking for work. This compares to 83% for people without... more

Review of the Guardianship Act 1987 (NSW)16 February 2017

Since the introduction of the Guardianship Act 1987 (NSW) (the Act), there has been a significant shift in the way the... more

University of Sydney Medical School14 December 2016

The history of mental health treatment in NSW, Australia and internationally, has been very difficult and sometimes... more

NSW Youth Health Policy Consultation31 October 2016

Mental health problems are common among young people in Australia and if not addressed can have long-lasting and costly... more

Foundations for change: Homelessness in NSW31 October 2016

Homelessness is a systemic issue that affects people who have a mental illness. Homelessness and mental illness co-occur... more

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