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Mental Health Commission of New South Wales

Alternate Name:

Mental Health Commission of NSW


Journey of wellbeing

This document contributes to the ongoing conversation about good practice in supporting Aboriginal social and emotional wellbeing.

Strategic framework for suicide prevention in NSW 2018-2023

This framework has been developed by the NSW Mental Health Commission and the NSW Ministry of Health, in collaboration with people with lived experience of a suicide attempt or suicide bereavement, government agencies, mental health organisations and experts in suicide prevention.

Key directions: 2018-2023

This strategy document outline our work priorities and focus areas, and opportunities to work with our partners. The Key Directions will in turn inform our annual business plans and will be regularly refreshed as changes in the mental health and social support sectors occur, new...

Support in tough times: encouraging young people to seek help for their friends

Adolescence and early adulthood is the peak age of onset for many mental disorders, yet this age group is less likely than others to seek professional help. Young people instead prefer to turn to informal sources of support such as family and friends. As friends...

Living well: a strategic plan for mental health in NSW 2014-2024

The NSW Government endorses the Commission’s vision for a mental health system focused on community-based mental health support as outlined in Living Well, backed by an $115 million commitment to a suite of mental health programs and initiatives that will make it easier for people...