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Expression of Interest: Travel bursaries for Lived Experience of Suicide Summit 2023

Published on 19 Jan 2023

The Mental Health Commission is providing two travel bursaries to support people with a Lived Experience of suicide to attend the Roses in the Ocean Lived Experience of Suicide Summit in Hobart, Tasmania.

Upgrades to My Services make it easier to find help near you

Published on 21 Dec 2022

The Mental Health Commission has rolled out a series of upgrades to its My Services directory to make it easier for consumers, carers, and families to find mental health, alcohol and drug supports close to home.

Ten holiday tips to help support parents and families struggling with a loved one’s alcohol and other drug use

Published on 14 Dec 2022

Ten holiday tips to help support parents and families struggling with a loved one’s alcohol and other drug use

New campaign to reduce WA youth’s cannabis use

Published on 14 Dec 2022

‘The Growing Brain’ Drug Aware public education campaign has launched across the state to protect young people’s developing brains. Developed by the Mental Health Commission and Cancer Council WA, the campaign aims to prevent, delay and reduce cannabis use among 14-24 year olds.

New President appointed to Mental Health Tribunal

Published on 14 Dec 2022

Dr Andrew Lu AM has been appointed as President of the Mental Health Tribunal of Western Australia for a five-year term. Dr Lu will lead the Tribunal in its role to safeguard the rights of people who are subject to involuntary treatment orders under the Mental Health Act 2014 (WA).

AOD 2023 Semester 1 Professional Development Training now available

Published on 9 Dec 2022

The Mental Health Commission is a leader in professional development training for the alcohol and other drug sector in Western Australia. Our 2023 Semester 1 Professional Development training calendar is now available.

2022 WA Mental Health Awards winners announced

Published on 28 Nov 2022

On Friday night, nine individuals, schools and organisations were recognised at the 2022 WA Mental Health Awards ceremony.

#StopTheViolence

Published on 24 Nov 2022

The 16 Days Campaign, dedicated to ending violence against women, has been running globally since 1991.

Agency Commissioning Plan released

Published on 18 Nov 2022

The recently released State Commissioning Strategy will transform the way community services are commissioned and delivered.

World Kindness Day - 13 November 2022

Published on 10 Nov 2022

World Kindness Day is celebrated annually on 13 November and provides us with the opportunity to reflect on, celebrate and promote the positive actions all around us that contribute to a culture of kindness.

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