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18 Jun 2018

How can service providers better support people who have both mental health and alcohol & other drug problems?

Despite the fact that 63 per cent of people who misuse substances have some sort of mental health challenge, it is the experience of many people that service providers are not well equipped to support them with the complexity that arises from this.

12 Jun 2018

WAAMH eNews - June

Consumer voices needed for mental health review and youth project.

11 Jun 2018

WAAMH Submission: Delivering Community Services in Partnership (DCSP) Policy

In May 2018, WAAMH made a submission to the Government’s review of its not-for-profit partnership and funding policy – Delivering Community Services in Partnership. This policy is fundamental to further community services sustainability, but it needs a significant refresh to deliver better outcomes.

28 May 2018

WAAMH Submission: Accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia Senate Inquiry

WAAMH recently made a submission to the Federal government's senate inquiry into the Accessibility and quality of mental health services in rural and remote Australia.

21 May 2018

Mental health services through the eyes of young people

Navigating the maze of services as a young person in mental distress can be sometimes be confusing, daunting and frustrating. What makes the difference between being able to find and connect with the right supports at the right time and having negative experiences that compound distress rather than help you on your recovery journey?

17 May 2018

WAAMH eNews - May

State Budget analysis and the latest in community mental health news

14 May 2018

2018-2019 State Budget Overview

A member briefing on the State Budget handed down on Thursday, 10th May, 2018.

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!