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

Advocacy

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

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

CoMHWA Submission Updates

August 16, 2017

CoMHWA Submission Highlighted in DSS Disability Advocacy Consultation CoMHWA’s submission to the review of the National Disability Advocacy Program was highlighted in the Review’s Consultation Report, released by Minister for Social Service Christian Porter last week. CoMHWA has called for independence of advocacy services from National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provision, as well as recognition […]

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Strong Interest and Support for Peer Support Shared in Second Alternatives to Suicide Forum

August 10, 2017

The second Alternatives to Suicide forum was hosted on Monday 30th July 2017 with CoMHWA attending as a member of the Alternatives to Suicide Steering Committee. The Steering Committee, which is hosted by Mercycare with representatives from CoMHWA, Helping Minds, Calleja Consulting, Connect Groups and the Centre for Aboriginal Medical and Dental Health (UWA),is guiding […]

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Reinvest Graylands – Consumer Views

August 3, 2017

CoMHWA supports the position from WAAMH, (the peak body for the community mental health sector) that in the event that Graylands is sold, that the sales revenue be fully reinvested to close the gaps in needed supports for people with lived experience to live equal, contributing lives. The Better Choices Better Lives Ten Year Mental […]

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