Consumers of Mental Health WA

The voice of mental health consumers in Western Australia

Education & Training

Lived experience education & training for consumers, services & community members

Peer Support

Support by and for people with lived experience for recovery and wellbeing


Action by and for consumers to achieve rights, respect & empowerment

Education, free events and socials, workshops and more...

Suicide Prevention Performer Makes National Poetry Slam FINALS!

August 30, 2016

CoMHWA warmly congratulates staff member Alicia Beckingsale, our Education & Training Coordinator, for winning the Poetry Slam state final on Saturday night! Under her stage name, Licy Be, she is now heading to the Sydney Opera House in October to the 2016 National Finals with her spoken word poem Yours and Mine. Alicia took this […]

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New Peer Support Groups

August 16, 2016

New CoMHWA Peer Support Group at Lorikeet Centre CoMHWA has been the welcome recipient of funding to set up a new peer group in Leederville! Our first workshop will be on Monday 5th September at the Lorikeet Centre, 104 Cambridge Street West Leederville, and will run from 10.45am – 2.00pm. This initial session will be to inform […]

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CoMHWA Shares Key Learnings for Service Providers about Peer Groups

August 3, 2016

In May 2015, Carers WA, Consumers of Mental Health WA (CoMHWA) and Helping Minds were funded by the Disability Services Commission (DSC) to partner and develop Consumer and Carer Peer Groups. The peer groups were intended for people accessing National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Plans with a primary diagnosis of Psychosocial Disability in the NDIS […]

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