• Survey Closing Soon! Have Your Say About Clinical Mental Health Care

    Posted March 21, 2018 in Latest News

    CoMHWA, Carers WA and HelpingMinds would like to hear your views as an individual, family member or carer about what additional advice, guidance or training could help clinical staff and teams to provide the best recovery supports. This might be to do with guidance or instructions to staff on how to… Respect consumer and carer […]

  • New CoMHWA Pilot Project to Support Peer Choices in the NDIS – Coming Soon!  

    Posted March 13, 2018 in Latest News

    CoMHWA is proud to announce an exciting new project coming soon that will support people to exercise more choice and control in engaging with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The ‘Peer Choices’ Project will support people with mental health related (psychosocial) disabilities who are engaged in the NDIS to grow knowledge and confidence to […]

  • NDIS Participants and Peers in WA Invited to Help Design NDIS Psychosocial Pathway

    Posted February 23, 2018 in Uncategorized

    A Consultation Workshop on the Design of the NDIS Psychosocial Pathway is being held in Perth by Mental Health Australia. This is to improve the experience and journey (pathway) of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) by people with psychosocial disability (mental illness). DATE:               Tuesday 6th March TIME:                9am – 2pm PLACE:             Duxton Hotel, 1 […]

  • WA Prisoners with Disabilities Neglected, Abused

    Posted February 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

    WA Disability and Mental Health Peaks join Human Rights Watch in call for Inquiry into Use of Solitary Confinement “People with disabilities in prisons across Australia are at serious risk of sexual and physical violence, and are disproportionately held in solitary confinement for 22 hours a day”, Human Rights Watch said in a report released […]

  • Feeling Safer Back Home Project

    Posted February 2, 2018 in Uncategorized

    EOI for lived experience participants for post discharge project: Feeling safer back home We are seeking expressions of interest for workshop participants with a lived experience of suicide. ‘Feeling safer back home’ is a project looking at discharge and follow up processes in Western Australia for people who have attempted suicide, their carers, supporters and […]

  • The Draft Mental Health Promotion, Mental Illness and Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Plan 2018 – 2025 (Prevention Plan)

    Posted January 16, 2018 in Latest News

    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 alcohol and other drug problems. The draft Prevention Plan aims to provide a guide for all stakeholders, including the […]

  • Scholarships Now Available for Cert IV Mental Health Peer Work

    Posted January 12, 2018 in Latest News

    Consumers of Mental Health WA (CoMHWA) is pleased to offer up to twenty scholarships of $1250 to assist with completion of the CHC43515 Cert IV in Mental Health Peer Work Qualification in 2018 at North Metropolitan TAFE. Scholarships have been funded by the Mental Health Commission of Western Australia in order to build capacity of […]

  • “Alternatives to Suicide” Program for Perth

    Posted January 9, 2018 in Latest News

    MercyCare and the Steering Group for the Alternatives to Suicide roll out for Western Australia are pleased to advise that Facilitator Training and Forums are planned for March 2018 in Perth. Sera Davidow (CEO) and Caroline Mazel-Carlton (trainer) from Western Massachusetts Recovery Learning Community, Boston, USA, will come to Perth to run facilitator training and […]

  • CoMHWA Welcomes NDIS Certainty for Mental Health Consumers

    Posted December 15, 2017 in Latest News

    Consumers of Mental Health WA welcomes the recent confirmation by the McGowan Government that WA has signed up to the federal National Disability Insurances Scheme (NDIS). Click here to read the Media Releases of the Minister for Disability Services, Hon Stephen Dawson, and the joint Media Release of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and State Premier, […]

  • CoMHWA’s End of Year Celebration and M3Q Launch

    Posted December 7, 2017 in Latest News

    Over 60 consumers, carers, service providers and clinicians came together on Tuesday 5th December for CoMHWA’s end of year celebration and launch of the M3Q Project: My Medicines and Me. The Hon. Roger Cook MLA, Minister for Mental Health presented Brian Wooller and Shauna Gaebler (CoMHWA Chairperson and CEO, respectively) with the Lotterywest grant which […]

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