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Expressions of Interest to conduct stakeholder and community consultation workshops.

Published on 14 May 2018

The Western Australian Recovery College Expert Panel is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) through a grants process to conduct stakeholder and community consultation workshops.

2018-19 State Budget

Published on 10 May 2018

The 2018-19 WA State Budget has been handed down by the Treasurer, with a record $918.4 million allocated to improving Western Australians’ mental health and wellbeing and reducing alcohol and other drug related harms.

2018 Alcohol and Other Drug Excellence Awards.

Published on 21 Mar 2018

Organisations have today been awarded for their work with communities across Western Australia, at the 2018 Alcohol and Other Drug Excellence Awards.

Preventive Health Summit

Published on 27 Feb 2018

Nearly one fifth of the Western Australian population aged 18 years and over reports drinking at levels placing them at risk of lifetime alcohol-related harm.

Expression of Interest – Consumer Co-Chair for AoD Consumer Committee

Published on 21 Feb 2018

The Alcohol and Other Drug Consumer Committee is seeking Expressions of Interest for a Consumer Co-Chair.

Drugspeak now available

Published on 16 Feb 2018

The February edition of drugspeak is now available online.

Western Australian Representation on the National Mental Health Consumer & Carer Forum

Published on 31 Jan 2018

The Mental Health Commission, in partnership with the mental health consumer and family/carer organisations including CoMHWA, Carers WA, Helping Minds and Mental Health Matters 2, is seeking to select consumer and family/carer representatives for the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum.

Feedback invited for Statewide Consumer, Family and Carer Engagement Framework

Published on 31 Jan 2018

The Statewide Consumer, Family and Carer Engagement Framework Steering Committee, in collaboration with the Mental Health Commission have released the Draft Working Together: An Engagement Framework for the Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Sector: 2018 – 2025 for consultation.

New community mental health step up/step down service for Albany

Published on 30 Jan 2018

The Deputy Premier and Minister for Mental Health today visited Albany to announce a new community mental health step up/step down service.

Mid-Year Review delivers positive news for mental health and AOD community

Published on 10 Jan 2018

Following on from the 2017-18 State Budget, where the Commission gained an extra $61.7million over four years, there’s more good news for the mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector, with continued support for two programs.