WA Mental Health Conference & Awards

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Multicultural Mental Health Forum: 
Bendat Community Centre, 7 July 2017

Conference and Awards: Perth Concert Hall, 13-14 July 2017


Conference registrations have now closed. 

We also invite you and your friends and colleagues to join us for: 

Frame of Mind: 7.30pm, Friday 14 July 2017

An evening of stories and laughter with TV/radio veteran and acclaimed comedian Mikey Robins 

This event will raise funds to support mental health awareness and suicide prevention in WA.

Discounted online ticket sales are available here and close 4pm Tuesday 11 July. ($39/$29 conc.)

Full price tickets ($45) will be available at the door between 6.45pm and 7.15pm only.


About the conference

The Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH), with the support of the WA Mental Health Commission (MHC), will host the WA Mental Health Conference and Awards 2017 at the Perth Concert Hall in Perth on 13-14 July 2017.

The inaugural WA Mental Health Conference was held on 10-11 March 2016 at Fraser's in Kings Park. Attendance greatly exceeded projections, welcoming 480 core delegates, more than 1000 event patrons, 100 speakers, 250 staff, volunteers and service providers and 50 people with lived experience who attended with the help of a subsidy.

Objectives of the WA Mental Health Conference and Awards 2017 include:

  • Develop, strengthen and support WA’s mental health sector;
  • Provide development and collaboration opportunities for mental health sector workers and people with lived experience;
  • Provide information, resources and opportunities to organisational and lived experience leaders and human services professionals and peer workers;
  • Provide a forum for resource sharing, ideas exchange and collaboration; and
  • Raise the profile of mental health issues and promote positive attitudes to mental health in the wider community.

Themes and Streams

The theme for the Western Australian Mental Health Conference 2017 is Integrated Lives

The three formal conference streams are:

  • Emerging Practices

  • Dignity and Diversity

  • Wangkiny Danjoo Kwop Wiirrin
    (Working together in good spirit)

If you would like more information about the conference streams please have a look at our Streams Guidelines.

Registrations

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Registrations are now open!  Click on this image to download the flyer.

Sponsorship

Sponsorship Opportunities –  Formal sponsorship opportunities and main foyer exhibition spaces for the conference have now sold out.

However, a few discounted display spaces remain on the ground floor foyer of the venue.  Allocations close 31 May or unless sold out prior.  Please contact Catherine Harper on charper@waamh.org.au for more information.

Our Sponsors - Thanks to the organisations that have already committed to supporting the conference including our major sponsors.

FUNDING PARTNER

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YOUTH

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