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COVID-19 update for service providers - Mask Supply

Published on 1 Feb 2021

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 on track for Midland Intervention Centre

Published on 29 Jan 2021

Refurbishments are underway for the new community Alcohol and Other Drug Intervention Centre located in Midland.

Safe Havens launched

Published on 21 Jan 2021

Mental Health Minister Roger Cook officially announced the opening of Safe Haven services at Royal Perth Hospital (RPH) and Kununurra Hospital today.

Helping kids struggling with big gender issues

Published on 19 Jan 2021

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!

New Goldfields mental health service opens

Published on 18 Jan 2021

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.

New Alcohol and Pregnancy Campaign

Published on 12 Jan 2021

The Mental Health Commission has launched a new Alcohol and Pregnancy campaign as part of a broader Preventing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Project.

New mental health service for the Midwest

Published on 11 Jan 2021

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.

Evaluations now available

Published on 6 Jan 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.

Launched: Revised AOD Diversion Program

Published on 5 Jan 2021

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).

New campaign to support parents launched, featuring 12 well-known Australians

Published on 17 Dec 2020

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.

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