Speaker, consultant and writer
An international speaker, consultant and writer, and a thought leader on service user perspectives and recovery, Mary is a former New Zealand Mental Health Commissioner. She is well known for her unique experience in recovery-based services and systems, anti-discrimination and social inclusion.
First Person: The role of lived experience in shaping mental health services
With the selection of youth mental health expert Professor Patrick McGorry as the 2010 Australian Citizen of the Year, the issue of mental health has never been more prominent. Internationally renowned mental health consumer advocate Mary O'Hagan wades in to help ensure we don't forget those who matter most as new services emerge - the users.