Richmond Wellbeing, formerly, Richmond Fellowship WA is a leader in bringing Recovery practices into mental health Western Australia. People Can And Do Recover!
RW will see a positive changing of the guard in the near fututre, with highly respected and experienced health exectuive, Mr Neil Guard, being appointed CEO effective May 2016.
The Board are very pleased to heave secured Neil for the role and are confident that he will provide strong leadership to theorganisation.
For more details see our recent media release.
Richmond Wellbeing is travelling around Australia, building individual and local capacity for carers and consumers to engage with the NDIS (National Disability Insurance Scheme).
With a focus on recovery, Richmond Wellbeing has walked alongside people experiencing mental distress in perth for the past 40 years.
Richmond Wellbeing is part of a network of Richmond Fellowship organisations throughout the world; the original founded by a young Dutch woman, Elly Jansen, in Richmond, England.
Here is her story
The HVN is a collection of Hearing Voices Groups and affiliated members (such as service providers, consumers, carers and friends) working toward promoting recovery, acceptance and education. Their role is to enable acceptance of hearing voices and promote recovery for people who hear distressing voices. This will be achieved through support for self-help groups, education and awareness.
About Hearing Voices Network Australia
In 2005 the Richmond Fellowship of WA (RFWA) brought Ron Coleman and Karen Taylor from Scotland to Perth to deliver a series of Recovery workshops. Ron's support and encouragement to begin a Hearing Voices Network resulted in the RFWA taking the innovative step of auspicing the development of Hearing Voices Network Auastralia (HVNA). The Richmond Fellowship has supported the network's setup and remains committed to its ongoing development and ultimate roll out across the country.
To read more please visit their website at www.hvna.net.au