News and updates
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.
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.
The Deputy Premier and Minister for Mental Health today visited Albany to announce a new community mental health step up/step down service.
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.
Comment on the draft Mental Health Promotion, Mental Illness and Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Plan 2018 - 2025
The draft Prevention Plan has been developed in collaboration with academic experts, senior representatives from relevant government agencies and non government organisations, and consumers, carers and families of those with a lived experience of mental health and AOD problems.
The Mental Health Commission is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified individuals for the position of Community Co-Lead, for the Mental Health Network.
The Mental Health Commission seeks to establish an Expert Panel to oversee the development of a unique, evidence-based and co-designed Recovery College model of service in Western Australia.
Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook MLA has launched a new campaign to encourage men to seek help early and urge their family and friends to check in with them if they notice they aren’t going so well.
The Mental Health Commission is encouraging fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers and their families to take part in a survey to determine the impact FIFO arrangements have on mental health and wellbeing.
The Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Services Plan 2015-2025 (the Plan) is the Mental Health Commission’s key planning tool for the mental health, alcohol and other drug sector.