Woman listening to a client and smiling

Students in Victoria studying a Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work will soon be able to apply for a cadetship with Mind through the Victorian government’s Peer Cadet Program.

Mind is one of nine community service organisations taking part in the program, which provides paid employment opportunities for people with lived and living experience of mental health challenges.

A woman speaking at a Lectern

Mind’s inaugural Stratford Lecture brought together nearly 200 lived experience advocates and supporters – in Melbourne and livestreamed nationally - to celebrate excellence in lived experience leadership and its capacity to challenge and change how the mental health system functions.