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About the sector

The community managed mental health sector is a key provider of mental health services and supports to people in the community.

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Annual Reports

Find detailed information on the work we do to support the community managed mental health sector.

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Latest news

Catch up on all the latest news and stories from the community-based mental health sector.

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Sector events

Discover a range of ways to connect and learn through our events, forums and talks.

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Mental Health Rights Manual

An online guide to help explain your legal and human rights in the mental health and human services systems in New South Wales.

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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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Registered training

Build on your lived experience or on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification.

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Customised training

Contact us to design a professional development solution for your workforce and organisation.

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Our members

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

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Become a member

Join a strong network of community-based mental health organisations delivering better outcomes for people in New South Wales.

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Self-care for leaders

This one-hour online session guides participants through simple, yet effective ways to start giving back to yourself.  Learn how to care for your mind, body and spirit.

Course details

Participants are taken through practical tools to help support their wellbeing, including simple breathing practices.  This one hour session is based on research-based tools, including

  • mindfulness meditation
  • positive psychology
  • the practice of gratitude.

At the end of the session, participants will gain a solid foundation to proactively manage their own mental health and wellbeing.

Who is this for?
  • Team leaders
  • Managers
  • Leaders


“Great course, one of the best facilitators.  Learnt a lot and relaxed at the same time,” Participant

Learning outcomes

Key takeaways:-

Stress- understanding the impact of stress on your body.
Eating, sleeping (Habits) –  taking time to reflect your daily habits & suggestions.
Living arrangements – creating a sense of space for ourselves.
Feelings – tuning into the way we really feel & learning new ways to manage these.

Connection – how connecting to your breath can support your nervous systems;
Awareness – Learning to train your awareness.
Resilience –  simple methods to build your resilience.
Empathy – learning how to love yourself; just the way you are!

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