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Schizophrenia Awareness Week 2021

Published on 24 May 2021

This week is Schizophrenia Awareness Week and this year’s theme is “Discover Better Mental Health.” Everyone is encouraged to connect, reach out and get support to discover better mental health.

My Services directory continues to grow in joint approach with WAPHA

Published on 19 May 2021

Since launched in 2019, the My Services online directory has continued to grow, with more than 750 mental health, alcohol and other drug services in WA now listed.

Mental Health Commission Awarded for Outstanding Campaigns

Published on 17 May 2021

The Mental Health Commission has been named Advertiser of the Year 2020 at the 30th Campaign Brief Awards, recognising the success of its Think Mental Health, Alcohol.Think Again and Drug Aware programs in 2020.

New Safe Haven Opens at RPH

Published on 13 May 2021 by New Safe Haven Opens at RPH

The Safe Haven Dabakan Ngowoort Koorliny Mia is open, near Royal Perth Hospital. It is a calm and quiet space and offers distressed or isolated people a safe place to speak confidentially to trained peer workers and clinicians.

Services rally to help people affected by Tropical Cyclone Seroja

Published on 29 Apr 2021

When Tropical Cyclone Seroja crossed the Western Australian coast on Sunday 11 April 2021 it bought with it devastating winds and rain. For many in the region it was and continues to be a challenging time.

RollupforWA – Mental health and AOD services, consumers and carers

Published on 29 Apr 2021

The State Government is launching its new campaign, RollupforWA, to encourage all Western Australians to get the COVID-19 vaccine when they are eligible.

Video Celebrating our Young People is Online for Youth Week

Published on 15 Apr 2021

Did you know it’s Youth Week? The Mental Health Commission is celebrating by launching a video of six amazing young people and their tips for others going through a tough time.

Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre Opening

Published on 31 Mar 2021

The Midland Withdrawal and Intervention Centre was officially opened today by newly appointed Mental Health Minister Hon Stephen Dawson MLC and Mental Health Commissioner Jennifer McGrath.

New Consumer, Family, Carer and Community Paid Participation Policy

Published on 17 Mar 2021

The Mental Health Commission has recently untaken a review of the Consumer, Family, Carer and Community Paid Partnership Policy. Changes made as part of the review have been endorsed and the updated Policy is now live on the MHC Website.

Lived Experience Pool - register now!

Published on 12 Mar 2021

The Mental Health Commission is looking to establish an ongoing Lived Experience Pool to support our growing commitment to lived experience representation across a wide variety of mental health and alcohol and other drug planning and co-design projects. Register now to join the Pool!

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