Through quality education and training enable improvements to the mental health and wellbeing of people in NSW and beyond and the lives of those who work with them.
We offer education and training for: psychiatrists, general practitioners, mental health professionals, people who use mental health services, carers of people with mental health problems, staff of community managed organisations and members of the community.
We also offer extensive experience in mental health project management and development of customised training, specifically tailored to meet the training needs of organisations.
The NSW Institute of Psychiatry's charter directs us to provide a broad range of education and training initiatives directed towards the full spectrum of people involved in the area of mental health. This includes community workers in NGOs.
he NSW Disability Discrimination Legal Centre is a community legal centre.The Centre provides free information, advice and representation in relation to disability discrimination law for people with a disability, their associates, disability organisations and community legal centres. The service is completely confidential. The Centre also provides community legal education services. Information seminars and training workshops are delivered for community legal centres, disability organisations and a variety of other organisations. The Centre will provide interpreters, including Amlan, as required. The Centre employs a full time solicitor, and a full-time manager. The Centre is assisted by volunteer law students. The Centre provides a state wide service and country clients can contact the Centre on toll free numbers. Telephone advice sessions are held three times weekly. Face to face interviews are available by appointment.
The New South Wales Branch is one of eight branches of the College, formally constituted to provide professional leadership, support, and representation of mental health nurses in our region. We work in partnership with many agencies including: NSW Health, Centre for Mental Health, Chief Nurse, Nurses & Midwives Board, public sector Area Mental Health Services, Universities, TAFE, College of Nursing, Private sector hospitals, NGOs and other service providers - Supporting mental health in New South Wales.
Northern Beaches’ Mental Health Support Group is a group that provides members with practical strategies for coping with all mental health issues. Besides holding support groups and helping others the Support Group provides support for those facing difficulties. The Group aims to educate the community about mental illness, focus on primary preventative strategies, research community needs and lobbies for services, advocating for individuals and the group.
To challenge our processes and recognise new initiatives. To consistently achieve our goals of integrity, honesty and continuous improvement in all that we say and do. To treat all people with respect and strive to understand their needs within the community.
The Peer Support Foundation is dedicated to providing dynamic peer led learning programs that foster the physical, social and mental well being of young people and their community. Peer led learning programs allow young people to:"Develop skills in cooperative learning"Investigate together issues they feel adults may not relate to"Develop effective ways to deal with their life experiences"Explore ways in which other people deal with similar experiences"Become better leaders
Parramatta Mission provides vital services to the community throughout Sydney's west. Our aim is to provide relevant and practical support programs that interlock with the life of our vibrant and diverse city. By responding to the needs of people in crisis with empathy and understanding, community spirit is upheld, social justice is promoted and opportunities for change and acceptance are created. For over twenty years the Mission's driving focus has been to create a caring and healthy community through the instigation of practical and supportive programs.