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Depression: Let’s Talk – World Health Organisation Day 2017

Published on 31 Mar 2017

Every year the World Health Organisation (WHO) celebrates its founding on Friday 7 April with the launch of a new campaign highlighting a health issue. This year the theme is Depression: Let’s Talk.

Young Adult Drug and Alcohol, and Mental Health Attitudes Survey

Published on 28 Feb 2017

The Mental Health Commission in partnership with Edith Cowan University today launched a Young Adult Drug and Alcohol, and Mental Health Attitudes survey.

Expressions of Interest – Consumer Co-Chair for AoD Consumer Involvement Committee - CLOSED

Published on 16 Feb 2017

Expressions of interest for the position of Consumer Co-Chair for the Consumer Involvement Committee have now closed.

Become a parent volunteer and help support others

Published on 9 Feb 2017

The Parent and Family Drug Support Line is currently recruiting for new parent peer volunteers to join its existing team.

60 extra treatment beds for meth users

Published on 31 Jan 2017

An extra 60 beds are now available for people who want treatment for methamphetamine addiction.

New Mental Health Commission website

Published on 24 Jan 2017

The Mental Health Commission has launched a new website, creating an integrated, improved and up-to-date source of information for both the community and the mental health, alcohol and other drug sector.

Public comment sought for compulsory alcohol and drug treatment

Published on 19 Jan 2017

The Mental Health Commission is now seeking feedback on the Exposure Draft Bill and the proposed Compulsory Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Treatment Program in Western Australia.

New community support for people with mental health issues

Published on 14 Dec 2016

The Mental Health Commission is opening new step-up step-down mental health facilities throughout Western Australia to help people manage their mental health close to home. The facilities provide short-term residential support for people following hospitalisation for mental illness, or at risk of deteriorating mental health. For some people this can be the best option to promote recovery.