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Announcing the WA Mental Health Award finalists

Published on 11 Oct 2021

The annual WA Mental Health Award finalists have been announced! Congratulations to all the finalists. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held on November 25.

Wellbeing Survey - tell us what keeps you well

Published on 8 Oct 2021

An online survey asking Western Australians to have your say about what you need to stay mentally healthy opens today, as part of community consultation to develop a new WA Mental Health Wellbeing Framework.

Commitment to Aboriginal Youth Wellbeing Progress Report

Published on 24 Sep 2021

The first annual progress report on the WA Government’s Commitment to Aboriginal Youth Wellbeing has been released by the Minister for Mental Health, the Hon. Stephen Dawson MLC.

A record $1.114 billion investment in mental health, alcohol and other drug services

Published on 9 Sep 2021

The 2021-22 WA State Budget has been handed down by the Treasurer, with a record $1.114 billion investment in mental health, alcohol and other drug services in Western Australia. This is an increase of 10.9% from the previous budget.

Consultations open for the Youth Step Up Step Down, Youth Long-term Housing and Support Program and Youth Psychosocial Packages

Published on 31 Aug 2021

To support implementation of the YPPA, the State Government committed to establishing a number of new youth services over the next four years. To assist in the establishment of new services over the coming months a range of consultation activities are being undertaken by the Mental Health Commission

Statutory Review of the Mental Health Act (2014)

Published on 23 Aug 2021

The Mental Health Commission is undertaking a Statutory Review of the Mental Health Act (2014) (the Act) to examine the operations and effectiveness of the Act, what is working well, and where improvements to treatment, care and support could be made.

Expressions of Interest Sought for Expert Working Groups

Published on 3 Aug 2021

The Steering Committee for the Roadmap for Community Mental Health Treatment Services, including Emergency Response Services is looking to appoint three Expert Working Groups to inform the development of the Roadmap.

Statewide Personality Disorders Model of Care Report Launch

Published on 26 Jul 2021

On Tuesday, 20 July 2021 a launch event for the Statewide Personality Disorders Model of Care Report was held at the Mental Health Commission to officially recognise the final Report and all who contributed to its development.

Youth Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Homelessness Service: Consultation report

Published on 6 Jul 2021

In March 2021 the Mental Health Commission (MHC) held a consultation process to inform the model of service for the long-term Youth Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Homelessness Service.

PTSD Awareness Day

Published on 25 Jun 2021

Sunday 27 June is PTSD Awareness Day and the purpose is to raise awareness about the condition and the impact trauma can have on people.

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