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Report: Access to State-Managed Adult Mental Health Services

Published on 14 Aug 2019

The Office of the Auditor-General has today released its report the Access to State-Managed Adult Mental Health Services.

Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Board members appointed

Published on 17 Jul 2019

New members of the Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Board have now been appointed.

Help inform the Western Australian Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2021-2025

Published on 3 Jul 2019

Community consultation is now underway for the Western Australian Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2021 – 2025 …

Co-review of Community Services Models Project Advisory Group

Published on 1 Jul 2019

The Mental Health Commission is looking for consumers, family members and carers with a lived experience of a mental illness and/or alcohol and other drug issues, to take part in the Co-review of the Community Services Models Project Advisory Group ...

The Plan Update for Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug services

Published on 24 May 2019

The Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Services Plan 2015-2025 sets the strategic direction for mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) services.

2019-20 State Budget

Published on 9 May 2019

The 2019-20 State Budget will deliver $942.1 million to mental health, alcohol and other drug services in 2019-20, via the Mental Health Commission, representing an increase of $23.7 million, or 2.6% from the previous year.

Full response to the Methamphetamine Action Plan Taskforce report

Published on 6 May 2019

The State Government has released its full response to the Methamphetamine Action Plan Taskforce report − outlining a range of targeted, functional and practical initiatives that focus on prevention, early intervention, treatment and support, and law enforcement.

The Review of the Clinical Governance of Public Mental Health Services in Western Australia

Published on 27 Mar 2019

The Review of the Clinical Governance of Public Mental Health Services in Western Australia (the Review) commenced in late 2018 and the Minister for Health, Mental Health has appointed an expert Panel to conduct the Review.

Mental Health Commission’s Conciliation Action Plan launched

Published on 21 Mar 2019

The Mental Health Commission has launched its Conciliation Action Plan (CAP).

The Western Australian Alcohol and Drug Interagency Strategy 2018-2022 release

Published on 29 Jan 2019

The Western Australian Alcohol and Drug Interagency Strategy 2018-2022 (the Strategy) The Strategy provides a guide for government and non-government organisations as well as the wider community to prevent and reduce the adverse impacts of alcohol and other drug use in Western Australia.

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