RollupforWA – Mental health and AOD services, consumers and carers
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
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
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
The Mental Health Commission has recently untaken a review of the Consumer, Family, Carer and Community Paid Participation Policy. Changes made as part of the review have been endorsed and the updated Policy is now live on the Commission's website.
Lived Experience Pool - register now!
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!
Expression of Interest – Mental Health Act Review Steering Group
We’re looking for a consumer and family member/carer with lived experience of mental illness to participate on the Mental Health Act Review Steering Group.
Refurbishments on track for Midland Intervention Centre
Refurbishments are underway for the new community Alcohol and Other Drug Intervention Centre located in Midland.
Safe Havens launched
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
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
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.