Events

All WA Events

Below is a list of all upcoming events. Filter the list by selecting a category on the left.

  • 26 Jun 2017

    Community Event

    International Day Against Drug Abuse

    'Listen First' is an initiative to increase support for prevention of drug use that is based on science and is thus an effective investment in the well-being of children and youth, their families and their communities.

  • 27 Jun 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Co-Design Training 27 & 28 June 2017 FULLY BOOKED!

    Held across two days, this course will assist participants to understand and implement co-design. Looking beyond surface change, co-design identifies some of the partnership and collaborative practices that have the potential to transform the way in which mental health services are delivered. 

  • 27 Jun 2017

    Community Event

    Offering support when times are tough

    FREE WORKSHOP - Support a Mate

    Many of us don't know what to say or do when a friend is facing tough times. 

  • 30 Jun 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Co-Creation, Organisational Readiness for Co-Design- FULLY BOOKED!

    Co-creation is the first step before engaging in co-production in your mental health service.

    This one day workshop for mental health service providers focuses on strategies for building organisational readiness and integrating co-design principles and processes into service delivery.

  • 2 Jul 2017

    Community Event

    NAIDOC Week

    NAIDOC Week is on 2-9 July 2017 to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements.

  • 3 Jul 2017

    Community Event

    Sleep Awareness Week

    The Sleep Health Foundation aims to promote sleep, raise awareness of sleep disorders and improving lives through better sleep. 3-9 July is Sleep Awareness Week to help underpin these aims and spread community awareness. 

  • 7 Jul 2017

    Forum, WAAMH Event

    Multicultural Mental Health Forum

    Special pre-conference forum on Friday 7 July 2017 (morning) with Keynote Presentation by Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane.

  • 12 Jul 2017

    Community Event, Forum, Featured, WAAMH Event

    Speak out about what matters: Mental health and your local communities

    While you are in Perth for the WA Mental Health Conference, please join us to speak face-to-face about the needs of people affected by mental health issues and the issues affecting mental health organisations. 

  • 13 Jul 2017

    Community Event, Featured, WAAMH Event

    WA Mental Health Conference 2017

    The WA Association for Mental Health, with the support of the WA Mental Health Commission, is delighted to announce that we are hosting the WA Mental Health Conference at the Perth Concert Hall in Perth on 13-14 July 2017!

    There are a range of subsidies available.

  • 14 Jul 2017

    Community Event, WAAMH Event

    Frame of Mind - 14/07/2017

    Enjoy live comedy and help us raise funds for mental health with an evening of stories and laughter with TV/radio veteran and acclaimed comedian Mikey Robins (Good News Week, Triple J, Spicks and Specs).

  • 24 Jul 2017

    Community Event

    Stress Down Day

    Stress Down Day is a fun and easy initiative to reduce stress and raise vital funds for Lifeline.

    Research shows that 90% of Australians need to stress less - with 74% of people reported being stressed from work. That's why Lifeline is encouraging Australians to recognise stress at ANY time of year.

  • 25 Jul 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Sexual & Gender Diversity & Mental Health - 25/07/2017

    TOWARDS SAFE AND INCLUSIVE SERVICES 

    A person’s sexual orientation and gender identity can have a profound impact on their experience of mental illness as a consumer or carer, appropriate treatment options and their service needs.

    This workshop is designed to assist mental health and other community workers to understand diverse needs and improve service delivery for LGBTIQA* communities.

  • 26 Jul 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    De-escalation Techniques - 26/07/2017 - PERTH

    This course is designed to assist service providers and front-line staff to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

  • 26 Jul 2017

    Forum

    2017 National Suicide Prevention Conference

    Registrations are open for the 2017 National Suicide Prevention Conference – focused on‘Relationships, resilience and respect: Responding to vulnerability in life'.

  • 27 Jul 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Creating Recovery Plans - 27/07/2017

    This workshop is designed to help mental health staff refine and develop their skills in recovery planning and create more effective and personalised documents to serve as a “roadmap” for the individual’s recovery journey.

  • 27 Jul 2017

    Community Event, Forum

    2017 National Suicide Prevention Conference

    The National Suicide Prevention Conference will take place in Brisbane from 27 – 29 July 2017 with the theme Relationships, Resilience & Respect: Responding to vulnerability in life.

  • 1 Aug 2017

    Community Event

    OCD and Anxiety Disorders Week

    OCD and Anxiety Disorders Week is organised by Way Ahead to help explain the disorders, offer resources and reduce the stigma and shame people with these disorders may often experience. 

  • 12 Aug 2017

    Community Event

    International Youth Day

    A different theme is set by the United Nations each year relating to issues that affect youth.

  • 18 Aug 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Influential Public Speaking for Change-Makers: FRIDAY SERIES - 18/08/2017-13/10/2017

    ONLY 3 PLACES LEFT

    Game changing communication skills for advocates, campaigners and anyone seeking to persuade. This unique course develops public speaking and persuasive communication skills for advocates and others, who are trying to make a point.

  • 29 Aug 2017

    Community Event, Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Co-existing Disorders, Addiction & Mental Health-29/08/2017

    This one-day workshop examines the complex relationship between substance use or addiction and mental health problems. Learn about the relationship between substance use and mental health issues and how one causes the other and why they so often will occur together.

  • 1 Sep 2017

    Community Event

    Liptember - Women's Mental Health

    Kiss away the blues. The Liptember campaign raises funds and awareness for women's mental health during September.

  • 4 Sep 2017

    Community Event

    Women's Health Week

    Spread good health. Let your friends, family, workplace and community know about the 2017 Women's Health Week.

  • 4 Sep 2017

    Community Event

    Women's Health Week

    This week of events and promotion is dedicated to creating more awareness and improving women's health. 

  • 7 Sep 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    Re-thinking Thoughts - 7/09/2017

    Our thoughts create our experiences. To a large extent it is our internal “self talk” and the nature of our “mental life”, which determines our moods, emotions, subjective experiences and ultimately our quality of life.

  • 8 Sep 2017

    Community Event

    R U OK? Day

    R U OK? Day is a suicide prevention charity that aims to start life-changing conversations and create a more connected world.

  • 8 Sep 2017

    Community Event

    White Balloon Day

    Break the silence on child sexual assault. 

  • 10 Sep 2017

    Community Event

    World Suicide Prevention Day

    World Suicide Prevention Day is organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention. World Health Organisation is a co-sponsor of the day. The purpose of this day is to raise awareness around the globe that suicide can be prevented.

  • 7 Oct 2017

    Community Event, Featured, WAAMH Event

    Mental Health Week 2017

    In 2017, Mental Health Week is celebrating 50 years. This year will have a strong focus on regional WA and connecting with nature, community and self for mental wellbeing. 

    The Opening Ceremony is expected to be held in Kalgoorlie.

  • 10 Oct 2017

    Community Event

    World Mental Health Day

    World Mental Health Day raises awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilises efforts in support of mental health.

    It provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, and what more needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide.

  • 15 Oct 2017

    Community Event

    National Carers Week 2017

    Carers Week is a national awareness raising week held annually in the third week of October. Carers Week 2017 will be held from Sunday 15th to Saturday 21st October.

  • 18 Oct 2017

    Community Event, Forum, WAAMH Event

    Borderline Personality Disorder National Conference 2017

    The National Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) conference draws on a strong history of successful national events around Australia, and October 2017 marks the inaugural Western Australian event.

    We expect to attract delegates from every corner of Australia to this landmark event, and represent a significant step forward for the advancement of knowledge, awareness and services for this complex mental illness.

    The 2017 conference is being organised as a partnership between the Australian BPD Foundation and the WA Association for Mental Health.

  • 19 Oct 2017

    Community Event

    Sock it to Suicide Week

    Every year Sock It To Suicide Week encourages everyone to wear brightly-coloured socks or stockings to their workplace, school etc and raise funds in support of White Wreath Association to help it combat the high suicide rate.

  • 30 Oct 2017

    Workshop, Training Course, WAAMH Event

    De-escalation Techniques - 30 October 2017 - PERTH

    This course is designed to assist service providers and front-line staff to respond appropriately to threatening, violent, aggressive and other unexpected or inappropriate behaviour.

  • 16 Nov 2017

    Community Event, Forum

    National NDIS Mental Health Conference 2017

    Held over two days in Sydney, the NDIS Mental Health Conference is an opportunity for the mental health sector to work together to make the most of this new scheme. With the conference theme, ‘Towards a better life’, there will be a focus on the transformational potential of the NDIS for people living with a psychosocial disability.

  • 23 Nov 2017

    Workshop, Forum

    Save the Date - The 37th Australian & New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law Annual Congress

    The 37th Australian & New Zealand Association of Psychiatry, Psychology and Law was established in the late 1970s and will be in Perth in 2017 to "Explore a Changing World".

  • 25 Nov 2017

    Community Event

    White Ribbon Night 2017

    White Ribbon. Australia's campaign to prevent men's violence against women.