Advocates & Allies sector development series

Helping mental health workers better understand the complexities of the mental health system in New South Wales.

Welcome to this series of informative sector development webinars, developed by MHCC to help mental health workers better understand the agencies, programs and processes that make up the mental health service system.

This information is for anyone working in mental health in NSW who wants to build advocacy skills to support people as they navigate the complex mental health system.

Webinar 4
Advocates & Allies: nsw mental Health review tribunal

In this webinar we explore the Tribunal and how it considers complex evidence, and balances competing rights and interests.

Webinar 3
Advocates & Allies: Towards Zero Suicides Initiative

In this webinar we explore the Initiative to gain a better understanding of its interface with the community-managed sector and how to access Towards Zero Suicides services.

Presentation slides
Deb Hoban, NSW Ministry of Health РTowards Zero Suicides Initiative 
Ella Fyfe, Wellways – The Way Back Support Service
Sarah Reynolds, South Eastern Sydney LHD – Alternatives to Emergency Department: ‚ÄėSafeHaven’

ADVOCATES & ALLIES: the role of Primary health networks in recovery

In this webinar, hear how Primary Health Networks operate, learn about their role in suicide prevention planning, and find out more about how they commission services.

ADVOCATES & ALLIES: Health Care Complaints Commission

Learn about the role of the Health Care Complaints Commission, the complaints process and how workers can support people who have concerns about their health care.