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.
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?
CMHA has released a workforce position statement, incorporating information from WAAMH and our member organisations.
Report resulting from a consultation event held on 12th July 2017, attended by consumers, carers and organisational representatives from regional, rural and remote areas of WA
At WAAMH’s member engagement event ‘The Community Mental Health Leadership Network’, WAAMH presented on the Board’s recently developed Strategic Plan, and consulted on draft operational plans for systemic advocacy.
WAAMH values consumer and carer involvement and remunerates people with lived experience for their contribution to help informing our work, in accordance with this policy.