Consumers of Mental Health WA

The voice of mental health consumers in Western Australia

Latest News

  • CoMHWA 2017 State Election – Our Election Asks

    February 16, 2017

    We’ve written to all major political parties to let people know that people with lived experience are bringing their voice to the 2017 State Election. CoMHWA’s Our Election Asks is a comprehensive set of calls for action. We call for mental health, suicide and alcohol and other drug issues to be major issues in their […]

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  • Minister for Mental Health Awards Peer Work Scholarships

    February 9, 2017

    The Certificate IV in Mental Health Peer Work qualification aims to enable the mental health peer workforce to take its place as a recognized, valued and integral part of mental health services. In recognition of the importance of peer support in WA and in acknowledgement of the achievement of the Scholarship recipients, the Minister for […]

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  • CoMHWA Advocacy Update: Stigmatising Horror Film in the Spotlight

    January 31, 2017

    CoMHWA sought an urgent review of the horror film ‘Split’  by the Classification Review Board on the basis that the film was stigmatising and poses particular harm to young people. The Classification Review Board responded promptly to CoMHWA’s request and reviewed the film on 25th January 2016. The Board received 8 other written submissions to […]

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