Mental Health Bill 2013
The Mental Health Bill 2013 was introduced into the Legislative Assembly on 23 October 2013. The Bill is a response to extensive consultation and submissions by stakeholders, including the 2011 consultation Bill and the 2012 Green Bill, which in total received over 1300 submission. You can find the Bill and a range of supporting materials here.
National Mental Health leaders sought - call for nominations
The National Mental Health Commission is seeking nominations from Australians of all backgrounds
for a mentoring and development program aimed at supporting existing mental health leaders and
advocates, and finding the next generation of leaders.
If you or anyone you know might be interested, visit www.mentalhealthcommission.gov.au/ourwork/seeking-national-mental-health-leaders.aspx to find out more.
Mental Health Services Plan survey
Western Australians can now help shape the future of mental health services by providing feedback through an online survey which will help inform the development of a 10 year plan. Click here
to take the survey. The survey closes on 30 November 2013.
Mental Health Week videos
Flash mob for World Mental Health Day at Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre
Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards video of Excellence in Mental Health finalists
Video of DADAA - creators of the Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards trophies
2013-14 State Budget Bulletin
Western Australians with mental illness or alcohol and other drug problems will benefit from a record $734 million being provided through the 2013-14 Budget. For full details view the Minister's Budget Bulletin.
Annual Report 2012-2013
The Mental Health Commission's 2012-2013 Annual Report has been tabled in Parliament and is available here in various formats including an ebook.
Everyone working together to encourage and support people who experience mental health problems and/or mental illness to stay in the community, out of hospital and living a meaningful life.