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Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Services Plan 2015-2025 launched

A first of its kind for the State, the Plan sets a bold agenda to create a more connected, high quality and person-centred system focused on the provision of holistic care and support.

The formulation of the Plan involved over 2,300 individuals and organisations, including key stakeholders, peak bodies, clinicians, consumers, carers and families.

The Plan provides a phased approach to investment over the next 10 years to deliver the optimal mix and level of services to meet the needs of the current and future population....

Mental Health Good Outcomes Award winners

People and organisations who are making an outstanding contribution to mental health have been honoured at the 2015 Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards. The seven winners...

 

Events

Mental Health Act 2014 resources

The Mental Health Act 2014 commenced on 30 November 2015 and has replaced the Mental Health Act 1996.

The Act creates new rights for families and carers to be more involved in decision making and treatment planning. There are also additional safeguards and advocacy services to protect the rights of people experiencing mental illness.

Western Australian Mental Health Conference, 10-11 March 2016

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WAAMH, with the support of the Mental Health Commission, hosts the WA Mental Health Conference at Fraser's in Kings Park.

The program features keynote speakers Prof Mike Slade (UK), Dr Sandy Steingard (USA), Prof Pat Dudgeon (WA) and 50 sessions in four streams - Reflection, Diversity, Innovation and wellbeing.  

For more information visit the Conference website or call 08 9420 7277.

2014/15 Annual Report

The 2014/15 Mental Health Commission Annual Report has been tabled in Parliament and is available as an ebook and pdf 


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24 Hour Emergency Services

Health Direct Australia

1800 022 222

Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MERL)

1300 555 788 Metro

1800 676 822 Peel

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