Innovation and collaboration are key to promoting and supporting peer support in Western Australia.
CoMHWA provides a range of peer support projects by and for consumers, in collaboration with the WA Peer Supporters Network, funders and partner organisations.
CoMHWA’s Current Peer Support Services and Projects
Peer Assisted Decision Making (ICLS)
Supporting choice of service providers for people in the Individualised Support for Community Living (ICL) Program.
DSO Peer Support Capacity Building
Increasing access to, and benefit from, mental health peer support groups as key community supports for people’s recovery and wellbeing.
Cert IV Mental Health Peer Work
Improving employment outcomes for the peer workforce through the delivery of a nationally recognised vocational qualification.
Supporting consumers to share their journeys of courage, resilience and recovery from mental health issues.
M3Q: My Medicines and Me
Supporting consumers to self-advocate when making decisions with their medications.
Supporting people with mental health related (psychosocial) disabilities who are engaged in the NDIS to grow knowledge and confidence to plan and choose supports.
More coming soon…
CoMHWA’s Completed Projects
WA NDIS Consumer Carer Peer Network
Enabling mental health consumers and their informal supports (carers and family members) in the NDIS to connect with each other, share experiences and advance self-direction and recovery.
Harnessing the combined potential of the NDIS and peer support to transform the lives of mental health consumers who are disadvantaged.
NDIS Targeted Customised Information (TCI)
Raising awareness of the National Disability Insurance Scheme for mental health consumers, carers and family members through a peer education approach.
Cert IV Mental Health Peer Work (Pilot)
Improving employment outcomes for the peer workforce through pilot delivery of a recognized vocational qualification.
Peer Zone Coordination
Advancing mental health and substance use recovery through supporting roll out of Peer Zone (peer education) workshops in Western Australia.