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Safe Haven Cafés announced as an alternative to EDs

Published on 10 Mar 2020

Western Australia's first Safe Haven Cafes have been announced as an alternative to emergency department presentations

WA State Priorities 2020-2024

Published on 10 Mar 2020

The Deputy Premier and Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook has today set the direction for mental health, alcohol and other drug services in Western Australia. The WA State Priorities 2020-2024 outline the immediate priorities to reform and improve the mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector over the next four years.

Clinical Governance Review released

Published on 4 Mar 2020

The State Government has released the Clinical Governance Review and is adding the new position of Chief Medical Officer, Mental Health to the Mental Health Commission. The new position will also have a key role in a newly created Mental Health Executive Committee.

Community Advisory Group appointed for alcohol and other drug crisis intervention

Published on 27 Feb 2020

The Mental Health Commission has established a new Community Advisory Group to help consider what services are necessary to help fill the gaps for individuals and families in crisis from alcohol or other drugs.

The Next Step Addiction Medicine Symposium

Published on 25 Feb 2020

Clinicians are invited to attend a seminar discussing alcohol and other drug issues and collaborative approaches on 19 March in Perth.

Consumer and Carer Co-Review of the Community Support Program Area - Final Report

Published on 17 Feb 2020

Twenty consumers, carers and peak body representatives from the Western Australian Mental Health and AOD system undertook a co-review process of the Community Support program area from the Mental Health Commission’s Procurement Schedule throughout August and September 2019 in partnership with the MHC.

The 2020 TheMHS Conference – submit your abstract

Published on 13 Feb 2020

Do you have something to contribute to the mental health system?

Expressions of Interest - Measuring the Outcomes of Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol Programs

Published on 10 Feb 2020

It is important to understand if mental health, alcohol and other drug programs are making a difference to people’s lives in a positive way in terms of relationships, community connections, housing, employment, education, health and general wellbeing.

Safe Haven Cafe Workshops

Published on 10 Feb 2020

Safe Haven Cafés provide peer based, recovery orientated services for people with mental health, alcohol and other drug issues requiring urgent assistance and support, but who do not require intensive clinical support.

Expressions of Interest for Advisory Group - Crisis intervention for alcohol and other drugs

Published on 23 Dec 2019

The Mental Health Commission is seeking Expressions of Interest from community members to participate on an advisory group regarding crisis intervention for alcohol and other drugs in WA.

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