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Expression of Interest – Consumer Co-Chair for AoD Consumer Committee

Published on 21 Feb 2018

The Alcohol and Other Drug Consumer Committee is seeking Expressions of Interest for a Consumer Co-Chair.

Drugspeak now available

Published on 16 Feb 2018

The February edition of drugspeak is now available online.

Information Session for Western Australian Representation on the National Mental Health Consumer & Carer Forum

Published on 31 Jan 2018

The Mental Health Commission, in partnership with the mental health consumer and family/carer organisations including CoMHWA, Carers WA, Helping Minds and Mental Health Matters 2, is seeking to select consumer and family/carer representatives for the National Mental Health Consumer and Carer Forum.

Feedback invited for Statewide Consumer, Family and Carer Engagement Framework

Published on 31 Jan 2018

The Statewide Consumer, Family and Carer Engagement Framework Steering Committee, in collaboration with the Mental Health Commission have released the Draft Working Together: An Engagement Framework for the Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Sector: 2018 – 2025 for consultation.

New community mental health step up/step down service for Albany

Published on 30 Jan 2018

The Deputy Premier and Minister for Mental Health today visited Albany to announce a new community mental health step up/step down service.

Mid-Year Review delivers positive news for mental health and AOD community

Published on 10 Jan 2018

Following on from the 2017-18 State Budget, where the Commission gained an extra $61.7million over four years, there’s more good news for the mental health, alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector, with continued support for two programs.

Comment on the draft Mental Health Promotion, Mental Illness and Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Plan 2018 - 2025

Published on 8 Jan 2018

The draft Prevention Plan has been developed in collaboration with academic experts, senior representatives from relevant government agencies and non government organisations, and consumers, carers and families of those with a lived experience of mental health and AOD problems.

Expression of Interest – Community Co-Lead Position, Mental Health Network

Published on 1 Dec 2017

The Mental Health Commission is seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified individuals for the position of Community Co-Lead, for the Mental Health Network.

Expression of Interest for Recovery College Expert Panel

Published on 1 Dec 2017

The Mental Health Commission seeks to establish an Expert Panel to oversee the development of a unique, evidence-based and co-designed Recovery College model of service in Western Australia.

New campaign urges people to check in on their mates

Published on 28 Nov 2017

Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook MLA has launched a new campaign to encourage men to seek help early and urge their family and friends to check in with them if they notice they aren’t going so well.