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National Drug Strategy 2017-2026 released

Published on 25 Jul 2017

The National Drug Strategy 2017- 2026 has been endorsed by the Ministerial Drug and Alcohol Forum. It outlines the national priorities for preventing and minimising the harms of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs to individuals, families and communities.

Supporting gender diversity for young people

Published on 20 Jul 2017

Recognising and establishing state-wide community-based specialised services including a Sexuality, Sex and Gender Diversity service, by the end of 2017 was a priority set out in the Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Services Plan 2015-2025.

Day One of the 2017 WA Mental Health Conference

Published on 14 Jul 2017

Last night's WA Mental Health Awards wrapped up day one of the 2017 WA Mental Health Conference.

WA Mental Health Conference and Awards

Published on 12 Jul 2017

More than 1000 people are gathering for the WA Mental Health Conference and Awards this week in Perth.

Netball WA's Mental Health Awareness Round

Published on 11 Jul 2017

From Paraburdoo to Esperance and across to the Eastern Goldfields, nearly 10,000 WA netballers took part in Netball WA’s Mental Health Awareness Round recently.

Expressions of Interest - Workforce Strategy Advisory Group

Published on 3 Jul 2017

The Mental Health Commission is looking for two to four consumers, family members or carers, with a lived experience of a mental illness or alcohol and other drug use for the Workforce Strategy Advisory Group.

Expression of Interest - Workforce Strategy and Prevention Plan Consumer, Carer and Family Forum

Published on 28 Jun 2017

The Mental Health Commission is inviting Expressions of Interest from consumers, family members, and carers with lived experience of mental health and/or alcohol and other drug problems to contribute to the development of the Mental Health Promotion, Mental Illness and Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Plan and the Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Workforce Strategy.

Methamphetamine Action Plan Taskforce announced

Published on 26 Jun 2017

The Government has announced the Methamphetamine Action Plan Taskforce.

Inside the Drug and Alcohol Youth Service

Published on 26 Jun 2017

We caught up with the Drug and Alcohol Youth Service (DAYS), one of the services we support, to show you how the service works and what it offers.

Youth psychiatrist for the Kimberley

Published on 23 Jun 2017

Children and adolescents, their families and carers in the Kimberley are receiving improved access to specialist mental health services with the appointment of a new child, adolescent and youth psychiatrist position.

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