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4 Apr 2018

WAAMH eNews - April

Your chance to provide input to Senate Inquiry on rural and remote services via our quick and easy survey

3 Apr 2018

Rural and Remote Mental Health Senate Inquiry- have your say now!

The Australia government has recently announced it will be conducting a Senate Inquiry into the Accessibility and Quality of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Australia, and submissions to this inquiry are currently being accepted. WAAMH will be completing a submission for the inquiry and would like to hear what you think about mental health in rural and remote areas.

14 Mar 2018

WAAMH eNews - March

Mental health training, date for national NDIS and mental health conference announced and a second chance to see the 'Recovery Stories' if you missed it at Fringe, all in the latest WAAMH eNews just released!

14 Feb 2018

WAAMH eNews - February 2018

A welcome from new WAAMH CEO Taryn Harvey and the release of several landmark industry reports in the justice area.

7 Feb 2018

Media Release - Report details shocking treatment of WA prisoners with mental illness

THE WA Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) is calling for an urgent response to a Human Rights Watch report released today detailing shocking treatment of WA prisoners with mental health issues.

24 Jan 2018

Latest WAAMH eNews

We're back for 2018! Introducing WAAMH's new CEO and semester one training calendar released.

23 Jan 2018

NDIS Mental Health Conference: overview of major themes

In November 2017, the WA Association for Mental Health, Community Mental Health Australia and Mental health Coordinating Council held the the National NDIS Mental Health Conference in Sydney. This conference report by CMHA provides a helpful overview of the major conference themes.

22 Jan 2018

National community mental health workforce position statement released

CMHA has released a workforce position statement, incorporating information from WAAMH and our member organisations.

8 Jan 2018

eNews December

Our last eNews for 2017!

13 Nov 2017

WAAMH 2017 Annual Report released

The Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) held its Annual General meeting on Friday, 10 November, 2017 and tabled its Annual Report, which detailed an increase in membership, important work to support the reform of the Criminal Law (Mentally Impaired Accused) Act and a significant rise in the number of mental health professionals and consumers trained in the past year, up 48 per cent to 3100 people.