CoMHWA offers an extensive range of mental health education and training programs and workshops that promote recovery, build capacity in community and services, support the consumer voice, and work to end stigma and discrimination.

All our programs are developed and delivered by qualified, lived experience trainers drawing on CoMHWA’s rich understanding of consumer views and perspectives.

We have a track record of delivering high quality training to and on behalf of services, community groups and as part of funded projects.


Upcoming Training for Semester 2 2017


Licy Be partnered with CoMHWA at the end of 2016 to present suicide prevention workshops to over 4000 youths across schools in the Perth metro area.


Our Programs

shutterstock_532352263Consumer Representative Training

Full Day | Suitable for anyone wanting to become or upskill as a Consumer Representative

A program designed by consumers for consumers to achieve effective consumer participation, learn about advocacy and consumer rights and enhance meeting and committee skills.

Download our CoMWHA Consumer Representative Training


shutterstock_387091387Partnering with Consumer Representatives Training

Half Day | Suitable for service providers to gain skills in partnering with Consumer Representatives to enhance service delivery and outcomes.

A program designed by consumers for service providers to achieve effective consumer participation and engagement.



shutterstock_662054155Storytelling (Sharing Your Recovery Story: Safely & Effectively)

2 Days | Suitable for anyone wanting to learn how to craft your lived experience story

Comprehensive training for consumers to share their lived experience stories in informal and public speaking settings.

Download our  Recovery Storytelling Training Flyer


shutterstock_229655347Peer Zone

Peer-led recovery and wellbeing workshops for consumers with lived experience of mental health and/or substance use addiction.

Download our Peer Zone Brochure





shutterstock_457396294Understanding Mental Health and Self-Care

3 Hours | Understanding mental health, who it effects and strategies to support your mental health. Evidence based strategies to support your mental health and well being including tools to support recovery.



shutterstock_433327483Let’s Talk (Dealing with Disclosure)

3 Hours | Understanding the risks of suicide, how to have safe conversations and support peers that may be at risk. Learn about terminology and how to talk about suicide in a safe way.

Please contact the CoMHWA office on (08) 258 8911 to find out more about these workshops.


Speakers Bureau

shutterstock_2803675101Our Speakers Bureau raises awareness and understanding through direct visits to schools, community groups and services.

We offer:

Lived Experience Speakers, trained and supported to share their story of hope and recovery with audiences.

Presentations to the wider community on a variety of topics, in order to raise awareness of consumer perspectives

Download our Speakers Bureau Flyer


Please feel free to get in touch with us to discuss the unique education and training needs of your group or organisation.

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  • (08) 9258 8911
  • PO Box 176 Cannington WA 6987 31 Manning Road Cannington WA 6987
  • 9am - 5pm