Mental Health Carers ARAFMI NSW recently co-ordinated a series of 5 consultation sessions to brief family members, carers and other stakeholders regarding the NSW Mental Health Commission and to seek their feedback regarding the priority issues for the Commission and preferences regarding further input into the work of the Commission.
Attendees at these sessions were given a number of handouts. These were:
The Community and Stakeholder Guide to the Bill: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/resources/mhdao/pdf/mhc_community_guide.pdf
The October newsletter from the Minister for Mental Health: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/resources/mhdao/pdf/mhc_newsletter___oct_2011.pdf
The December newsletter from the Minister for Mental Health: http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/resources/mhdao/pdf/minister_newsletter_12201.pdf
Attendees were also asked to complete 2 brief surveys, which can be found here:
Consultation Methods: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/365SKPG
Commission Priorities: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/G9HP5Z6
We are still collating feedback from these sessions and your feedback is very important to us, so if you would like to complete these surveys your time in doing so would be greatly appreciated. If you have concerns about completing the survey over the Internet, please contact Gerard Newham at email@example.com or by telephone on 02 9332 0704 to request a hard copy of the survey, which will be sent to you at no cost with a reply-paid envelope.