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Lived experience perspectives

Including lived experience

The Commission has engaged Dr Louise Byrne to provide advice as a lived experience consultant. Louise works on a part time basis in conjunction with her role as a Lecturer in Lived Experience Mental Health with Central Queensland University.

Louise has worked in a variety of government, non-government and tertiary settings since 2005. She works from the perspective of her own experience of significant mental health challenges and service use to promote recovery and the role of the lived experience workforce. Louise’s PhD and subsequent research explores the emerging lived experience workforce in Australia.

Read about Louise’s journey to recovery

PIC_FAQ_1 An introduction


An introduction

An introduction to lived experience, Louise Byrne and the purpose of these videos


A personal perspective

Hear about Louise’s lived experience and what helped her journey of healing and recovery


Recovery and healing

Suggestions and advice from Louise on recovery and healing


Supporting a loved one

Supporting a loved one experiencing significant mental health challenges


Getting involved

Getting involved in lived experience work


Last updated 14 February 2017

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