Tom Brideson

Chair, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership in Mental Health Ltd.

Mr Brideson is the Chair of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership in Mental Health Ltd. His usual employment is the NSW State-wide Coordinator of the Aboriginal Mental Health Workforce Program located at Bloomfield Hospital in Orange, NSW.  He has a broad interest in health policy development, social and emotional wellbeing, clinical mental health care, suicide prevention and educational matters across these domains. He is a member Community Advisory Council of the NSW Mental Health Commission and the ministerial Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Advisory Group. Most recently Tom was elected Co-Chair of the Wharerata International Indigenous Mental Health Leadership Group.