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Expressions of Interest – Mental Health Network Clinical Co-Lead

Published on 27 Sep 2019

Dr Helen McGowan’s contract in the Clinical Co-Lead position for the Mental Health Network (MHN) was due to expire at the end of October, however to allow for a thorough recruitment and handover period, and ensure continuity of the Clinical Co-Lead position, Dr McGowan has agreed to continue in the role until the end of January 2019.

Mental Health Week 2019

Published on 23 Sep 2019

Mental Health Week takes place from 6 to 12 October 2019. This week is delivered by the Western Australian Association for Mental Health, with support from the Mental Health Commission.

Update for service agreements expiring up to June 2020

Published on 3 Sep 2019

The Mental Health Commission (MHC) has commenced gathering information for decision-making on procurement options for service agreements expiring in the 2019/20 financial year. This also includes establishing practices to engage consumers, carers, families and NGOs in the commissioning of services.

Report: Access to State-Managed Adult Mental Health Services

Published on 14 Aug 2019

The Office of the Auditor-General has today released its report the Access to State-Managed Adult Mental Health Services.

Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Board members appointed

Published on 17 Jul 2019

New members of the Alcohol and Other Drug Advisory Board have now been appointed.

Help inform the Western Australian Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2021-2025

Published on 3 Jul 2019

Community consultation is now underway for the Western Australian Suicide Prevention Action Plan 2021 – 2025 …

Co-review of Community Services Models Project Advisory Group

Published on 1 Jul 2019

The Mental Health Commission is looking for consumers, family members and carers with a lived experience of a mental illness and/or alcohol and other drug issues, to take part in the Co-review of the Community Services Models Project Advisory Group ...

The Plan Update for Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug services

Published on 24 May 2019

The Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Services Plan 2015-2025 sets the strategic direction for mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) services.

2019-20 State Budget

Published on 9 May 2019

The 2019-20 State Budget will deliver $942.1 million to mental health, alcohol and other drug services in 2019-20, via the Mental Health Commission, representing an increase of $23.7 million, or 2.6% from the previous year.

Full response to the Methamphetamine Action Plan Taskforce report

Published on 6 May 2019

The State Government has released its full response to the Methamphetamine Action Plan Taskforce report − outlining a range of targeted, functional and practical initiatives that focus on prevention, early intervention, treatment and support, and law enforcement.

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