Consumers of Mental Health WA

The voice of mental health consumers in Western Australia

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

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

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Alicia at the National Suicide Prevention Conference

August 1, 2017

The National Suicide Prevention Australia Conference 2017 holds high hopes for suicide prevention in Australia. CoMHWA’s delegate Alicia Beckingsale attended the conference. Alicia delivered a workshop entitled “Dear Someone”, engaging participants in writing and music methods to help overcome challenges in life, as a well as a Spoken Word performance as musician Licy Be, in […]

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CoMHWA Calls for Removal of Suicide Video

July 6, 2017

Consumers of Mental Health WA Calls for Removal of Suicide Video CoMHWA has called on the support of Acting Premier and Minister for Mental Health Roger Cook for the urgent removal of a video in which a woman graphically suicides over and over again. The video is being exhibited at the Fremantle Arts Centre. Please […]

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The Value of Peer Support in Suicide Prevention

June 26, 2017

CoMHWA and Helping Minds have produced a Summary of Feedback from the Lived Experience Forum on Alternatives to Suicide (AtS), a USA model of peer-led support groups for people with thoughts of suicide. The summary is enclosed with this newsletter for you. CoMHWA and Helping Minds Lived Experience Forum was held as part of a […]

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