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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.

Survey for FIFO workers and their families

Published on 16 Nov 2017

The Mental Health Commission is encouraging fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers and their families to take part in a survey to determine the impact FIFO arrangements have on mental health and wellbeing.

The Plan- Two Year Update

Published on 13 Oct 2017

The Western Australian Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drug Services Plan 2015-2025 (the Plan) is the Mental Health Commission’s key planning tool for the mental health, alcohol and other drug sector.

Request for Registration of Interest

Published on 4 Oct 2017

The Mental Health Commission has released a Request for Registration of Interest to gauge the level of interest with the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) sector for the provision of service(s) in the South West.

Mental Health Week is here!

Published on 3 Oct 2017

The 50th Mental Health Week will run from 7-14 October and is supported by the Mental Health Commission.

Helping Western Australians Thrive at Work

Published on 22 Sep 2017

The Mental Health Commission has partnered with The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Transformative Work Design to support the development of a comprehensive set of mental health support resources for WA workplaces.