Mental health and wellbeing in workplaces, services and communities


Vision In Mind

Vision in Mind is dedicated to delivering award winning unique solutions pertaining to mental health and wellbeing. This also includes workplace and community mental health, peer support, recovery, resilience and suicide prevention. We provide exciting keynote presentations, consultancy and training across urban, regional, rural and remote areas of Australia and internationally. Please contact us if your workplace or community is in need of practical and engaging ways of:
  • Improving mental health and wellbeing
  • Building and supporting peer workforce
  • Supporting and managing staff with lived experience
  • Recovering after traumatic events and Decreasing suicide rates
Achieving great outcomes takes more than theoretical discourse; we will work with you to achieve what you need. Fay Jackson and Vision in Mind have the strong, practical and professional experience and expertise you need.


Accredited Mental Health First Aid and Suicide Prevention Training

commaFAY JACKSON, FOUNDER OF VISION IN MIND is the founder of VISION IN MIND and the Inaugural Deputy Commissioner for the New South Mental Health Commissioner. She is a leading consultant and recipient of multiple awards in:

  • Community and workplace mental health and wellbeing
  • Systemic advocacy
  • Education and training
  • Peer Work and the Lived Experience Workforce
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Reframing trauma
  • Suicide prevention

She is the General Manager of Inclusion at Flourish Australia where she conceived of and led the award winning “Why not A Peer Worker?” Strategy for Flourish Australia. She has worked as the Director of Consumer, Carer and Community Affairs with the South East Sydney & Illawarra Area Health (SESIAH) Mental Health Service. She is the recipient of the Inaugural Mental Health First Aid Champions Award and recipient of the National Meritorious Service to Community Medal which was awarded to her for her voluntary work in mental health for Rotary.

She began her career in mental health as the first lived experience speaker for Beyondblue, then as a Peer Worker and Manager of Peer Workforce for the SESIAH.

CEO OF Vision In Mind

Fay has been instrumental in the growth of the Lived Experience and Peer Workforces in Australia and has published papers on Peer Work in international journals. She co-wrote and co-edited the Peer Work in Australia reference book published in 2018 via a collaboration through Flourish Australia and Mind Australia. She is also lead writer on a chapter about Peer Work in a soon to be published book about rural and remote mental health.

Fays’ work in mental health and wellbeing with workplaces has resulted in international awards. Some of these included Gold and Silver TheMHS awards for the Australian Federal Family Law Courts, Flourish Australia and Caterpillar Mining.

She has been made a Rotary International Paul Harris Fellow for her work in educating the community about mental health, wellbeing and lived experience. She has been nominated for the NSW Woman of the Year Award.

She is one of the few people in the world who who have been awarded the status of Principal Master Trainer in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) in the Adult Standard, Youth, Intellectual Disability and Ageing versions. MHFA is an internationally certified course and qualifies for CPD points in many industries and professions.

She is also a member of the Mad Pride movement and is proud to be a person constructively utilising her lived experience of surviving trauma, mental health issues and recovery. Please see our testimonials.

Did you know?

Less than half of the 139 countries that have mental health policies and plans report having these aligned with human rights conventions.

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Rates of mental health workers vary from below 2 per 100 000 population in low-income countries to over 70 per 100 000 in high-income countries.

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People with severe trauma and mental health issues die 10 to 20 years earlier than the general population

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Around 1 in 9 people in settings affected by conflict have a moderate or severe trauma and mental health issues.

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Almost 800,000 people globally die by suicide each year, 1 person dies every 40 seconds. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in individuals aged 15-29 years. In Australia suicide is the cause of over 3000 deaths each year and is the leading cause of death in people aged...

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About half of trauma and mental health issues begin before the age of 14.

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Depression is one of the leading causes of disability, affecting 264 million people.

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Around 1 in 5 of the world's children and adolescents have a trauma and mental health issues.

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