Mental Health Minister Helen Morton today called for nominations for the 2015 Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards which celebrate the positive achievements made by individuals, groups and organisations at work or in the community.
Mrs Morton said the 2015 awards feature seven categories:
Consumer and carer participation
Improved outcomes in seniors mental health
Improved outcomes in child and youth mental health
Excellence in rural and remote mental health
Mental health employee of the year
Equity and diversity in mental health
Lifetime excellence in the mental health sector.
"These awards play an important role in recognising and celebrating the achievements of the Western Australian mental health sector," the Minister said.
"The Mental Health Good Outcomes Awards honour individuals, groups, programs, services and partnerships across the government, private and community sectors that have made an outstanding contribution to mental health.
"I strongly encourage all community members to nominate individuals, services and programs that have achieved exceptional performance and outstanding service delivery in the State's mental health sector."
For more information or to nominate visit http://www.mentalhealth.wa.gov.au call 6272 1248 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominations open May 1 and close July 29, 2015
The award winners will be announced at a breakfast at The University Club of Western Australia on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 during Mental Health Week
Minister's office - 6552 6900