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Mental Health Rights Manual

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Recovery Oriented Language Guide

Words are important. The language we use and the stories we tell have great significance to all involved.

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Our members are community managed mental health organisations, large and small, local and NSW-wide service providers.

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Supporting community connection for people with mental health conditions outside of a funded NDIS package

Community Engagement Education Package Project

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) has provided NSW Information, Linkages and Capacity-building (ILC) Jurisdictional Grant funding to the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) to co-design a Community Engagement Education Package (CEEP) to support people living with a mental health condition and/or at risk of developing psychosocial disability.

The CEEP will assist community workers, volunteers and peers to better support people living with a mental health condition or psychosocial disability who are ineligible, or do not want to have, a funded National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) plan.

The CEEP Project is about exploring and community capacity building for strengthening social inclusion of people living with mental health conditions, and MHCC and the NDIA agreed to target the following groups, and interest from representatives of these groups in the Central South East Sydney and Western NSW areas is especially welcomed:

The above is guidance only to help achieve project objectives and membership is open to anyone interested in exploring and responding to community capacity building for strengthening social inclusion of people living with mental health conditions. MHCC is also interested in representation from:

There Advisory Group will meet on eight occasions throughout the project with the first meeting arranged for the 27th of November 2018. The remaining meetings scheduled as follows:

Participation can be face-to-face or via teleconference.

If you are interested in participating in the advisory group, please contact Rebecca Lewis on rebecca.l@mhcc.org.au by the 9th November 2018.
For enquiries, you can also contact Rebecca on 9555 8388 Ext 133.

More information is available here

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