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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.

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.

Mental Health Commission’s Conciliation Action Plan launched

Published on 21 Mar 2019

The Mental Health Commission has launched its Conciliation Action Plan (CAP).

The Western Australian Alcohol and Drug Interagency Strategy 2018-2022 release

Published on 29 Jan 2019

The Western Australian Alcohol and Drug Interagency Strategy 2018-2022 (the Strategy) The Strategy provides a guide for government and non-government organisations as well as the wider community to prevent and reduce the adverse impacts of alcohol and other drug use in Western Australia.

Extra drug and alcohol rehab beds to open in the South-West

Published on 7 Dec 2018

People in the South-West will now have more access to alcohol and drug rehabilitation beds.

Report calls for action to improve mental health and wellbeing in FIFO workers

Published on 5 Dec 2018

A new research report to help improve the mental health and wellbeing of FIFO workers has found a third, 33 per cent, experience high levels of psychological distress compared to only 17 per cent of non-FIFO workers.

New Engagement Framework and Toolkit to improve mental health and alcohol and other drug outcomes

Published on 26 Nov 2018

The Minister for Mental Health has released the Working Together: Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Engagement Framework 2018 – 2025 and Toolkit.

Albany community mental health step up/step down service opened

Published on 5 Nov 2018

The Minister for Mental Health visited Albany to officially open the first regional community mental health step up/step down service.

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