Paid Carer Opportunity – Consultation for Info Resources Project Paid Carer Opportunity – Consultation for Info Resources Project

20th July, 2023

Mental Health Carers NSW is developing seven new resources for carers. These resources will help inform carers about some of the challenges they may encounter whilst caring for their loved ones, family members, friends or persons living with a mental health condition. In partnership with the Family and Carer Mental Health program and NSW Health, […]

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Jonathan Harms, MHCN CEO on the Announcement of 2 New National Peak Bodies for Mental Health Carers and Consumers Jonathan Harms, MHCN CEO on the Announcement of 2 New National Peak Bodies for Mental Health Carers and Consumers

7th February, 2023

The fantastic news that the Federal Government has announced that it is investing $8.5M to establish to new independent mental health peak bodies has been welcomed by MHCN and Katrina Armstrong, CEO of Mental Health Carers Australia, (the ‘industry’ funded national peak body for mental health carer organisations like MHCN). MHCA has led a push for a […]

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We’re looking for a Policy Manager! We’re looking for a Policy Manager!

2nd February, 2023

Are you passionate about mental health reform and ensuring people’s voices are heard for systemic change? Do you have experience working in non-government organisations focusing on policy research and advocacy? Do you have the skills and experience to manage and lead a team? We’re looking for you! We are excited to announce that we are […]

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We’re looking for an Administration Officer! We’re looking for an Administration Officer!

2nd February, 2023

Are you passionate about mental health reform and ensuring people’s voices are heard for systemic change? Do you have experience working in an administrative setting and working within a diverse team? Do you have a knack for organisation and efficiency? We are looking for you! We are excited to announce that we are seeking a […]

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Submission to the Disability Royal Commission Dec 2022 Submission to the Disability Royal Commission Dec 2022

10th January, 2023

Mental Health Carers NSW (MHCN) advocates for carers and friends supporting persons experiencing mental ill health and distress, including psychosocial disability, which is a term “used to describe the challenges, or limits, a person experiences in life that are related to their mental health condition” (MHCC 2021).

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MHCN Board Election Candidates 2022 MHCN Board Election Candidates 2022

25th October, 2022

For many years Jenny had no referrals for supports for herself as a carer, so in 1990, taking the initiative, she was elected Chair of the Anxiety Disorders Alliance (ADA), a Standing Committee of the NSW Mental Health Association (MHA), a position she held until 2006.

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You’re invited to MHCN’s AGM for 2022 You’re invited to MHCN’s AGM for 2022

19th October, 2022

You're invited to MHCN’s Annual General Meeting to be held on 17th November 2022 at the MHCN Offices in Pyrmont. Please RSVP your attendance for the AGM by Monday 14th November 2022 by registering through Trybooking.

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MHCN’s Policy and Advocacy Update, May 2022 MHCN’s Policy and Advocacy Update, May 2022

24th May, 2022

Whewth, get ready for a long post, as MHCN’s policy and advocacy team have been hard at work and have lots to share with you all!

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Family Focused Recovery Framework – Seeking Carers Family Focused Recovery Framework – Seeking Carers

15th February, 2022

The Family Focused Recovery Framework aims to improve outcomes for infants, children, young people, parents/carers and families through family focused assessment, treatment and support.”

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