CoMHWA Media Releases
12th September 2017 – Mental Health Consumer Peak Body Calls for a Change in Thinking
30th November 2016 – Advocates call for fairer treatment of mentally impaired accused.
23rd November 2015 – CoMHWA welcomes the Mental Health Reform.
15th April 2015 – Consumer peak joins call for suicide prevention targets.
4th December 2014 – Consumer body calls for inquiry after Graylands sexual assault allegations.
3rd December 2014 – Mental health consumers driving change.
23rd September 2014 – CoMHWA calls for ban on Bethlem Sanatorium Haunted House exhibition at Perth Royal Show.
25th August 2014 – US Expert set to inspire WA mental health consumers.
18th June 2014 – Rethink needed for mental health recovery in wake of tragedy.
CoMHWA in the Media
5th December 2017, Premier’s website – New collaborative tool to help improve mental and physical health of Western Australians
30th December 2016, WA Today – “Frat Party” not the first time Brass Monkey Hotel has courted controversy
December 2016, Health Matters Magazine – Services supporting mental health recovery: what does it take?
9th September 2016, The West – Mentally ill welfare row
Summer 2014, Head2Head magazine – Vision for change
31st October 2014, Western Independent – Halloween “insane asylum” haunts
30th September 2014, Australiantimes.co.uk – “Bethlem” ride at Australian show criticised by UK mental health experts
28th October 2014, ABC News – MP’s should not decide whether to release mentally impaired people: mental health groups
26th September 2014, Daily Mail Australia – Perth show forced to scrap a haunted house attraction…
26th September 2014, WA Today – Mental health: Royal show backs down, scraps asylum attraction
25th September 2014, Pro Bono Australia – Controversial show ride changed
25th September 2014, Perth Now – Bethlem attraction at Perth Royal Show canned after backlash by mental health advocates