This is an update for service providers in the mental health, alcohol and other drug sector from the Mental Health Commission. It covers arrangements for mask supply to service providers related to the Covid-19 lockdown.
Refurbishments are underway for the new community Alcohol and Other Drug Intervention Centre located in Midland.
Mental Health Minister Roger Cook officially announced the opening of Safe Haven services at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) and Kununurra Hospital today.
Dr Julia Moore from the Child and Adolescent Health Service (CAHS) has provided us with some tips on helping young people navigate questions and issues surrounding gender. Click here for more information!
The Goldfields community has a new community mental health service, with a new 10-bed step up/step down service opened by Premier Mark McGowan today.
The Mental Health Commission has launched a new Alcohol and Pregnancy campaign as part of a broader Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Project.
The Midwest region has a new community mental health service, with a new 10-bed step up/step down service opened by Premier Mark McGowan on 11 January 2021.
Two evaluations have now been completed and their executive summaries are available. They cover 1) the public non-admitted mental health services, and 2) the Mental Health Emergency Response Line/Rurallink.
On 4 January 2021, the Mental Health Commission introduced a revised alcohol and other drug (AOD) Diversion Program. The AOD Diversion Program will replace the existing Pre-Sentence Opportunity Program (POP); Indigenous Diversion Program (IDP); and Supervised Treatment Intervention Regime (STIR).
The new Think Mental Health campaign begins today, which features a series of tips and advice on how to support families and their children with their mental health. The campaign features a series of quick video tips, narrated by 12 celebrities, including actors, singers, sportspeople and the Premier Mark McGowan.