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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.

60 extra treatment beds for meth users

Published on 31 Jan 2017

An extra 60 beds are now available for people who want treatment for methamphetamine addiction.

New community support for people with mental health issues

Published on 14 Dec 2016

The Mental Health Commission is opening new step-up step-down mental health facilities throughout Western Australia to help people manage their mental health close to home. The facilities provide short-term residential support for people following hospitalisation for mental illness, or at risk of deteriorating mental health. For some people this can be the best option to promote recovery.

Additional residential rehabilitation beds for regions across WA

Published on 15 Nov 2016

On 1 November, Minister for Mental Health Andrea Mitchell MLA announced $6.1 million worth of new drug and alcohol treatment beds will be located in the Perth metropolitan, South West, Goldfields, Midwest and Pilbara regions.

2016-17 State Budget delivers $865.8 million for mental health

Published on 27 Oct 2016

The 2016-17 Budget includes a record $865.8 million for the Mental Health Commission to purchase and deliver services on behalf of the WA community.

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