Media Statements

For Portfolio: Mental Health

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

17/12/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Broome Sobering Up Centre to re-open, Step Up/Step Down community consultation begins

30/11/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Community grants awarded for targeted engagement on Mental Health Act

26/11/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

2021 WA Mental Health Award winners announced

24/11/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

$500,000 to support LGBTIQA+ youth in regional WA

23/11/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Drug and Alcohol Clinical Advisory Service recognised for contribution to health sector

15/11/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Targeted social media campaigns to help keep Leavers safe

11/11/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Perinatal Mental Health Week shines a spotlight on supports for parents

20/10/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Key mental health partners collaborate to progress system-wide reform

19/10/2021

Cook; Dawson

Health; Mental Health

McGowan Government helping reduce alcohol-related harm

15/10/2021

Cook; Dawson

Health; Mental Health

Radical innovations sought for child and youth mental health issues

13/10/2021

Cook; Dawson

Health; Mental Health

Country football kicks goals for mental health

13/10/2021

Cook; Dawson

Health; Mental Health

Research fellowship grant to improve childhood mental health

12/10/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Young people help design mental health and AOD solutions

11/10/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

2021 WA Mental Health Awards finalists announced

10/10/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

On World Mental Health Day, tell us what keeps you well

9/10/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

WA Mental Health Week 2021: focus on our children, shout-out to our incredible workforce

28/09/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Progress on our Commitment to Aboriginal Youth Wellbeing

9/09/2021

McGowan; Dawson

Premier; Mental Health

Massive boost for mental health in 2021-22 State Budget

30/08/2021

Cook; Papalia; Dawson

Health; Police; Mental Health

Mental Health Co-response team expanded to Geraldton

13/08/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Feedback open for Statutory Review of the Mental Health Act

12/08/2021

Dawson; McGurk; Kelly

Mental Health; Community Services; Youth

Queens Park to be site of interim youth mental health and homelessness service

11/08/2021

Dawson; Cook

Mental Health; Health

$495 million mental health budget delivers community beds and support

9/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Dawson

Premier; Health; Mental Health

Big boost for regional health and mental health services in 2021-22 State Budget

8/08/2021

McGowan; Cook; Dawson

Premier; Health; Mental Health

$1.9 billion boost for health and mental health in State Budget

30/07/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Community Liaison Officers important step to improved Aboriginal Social and Emotional Wellbeing

27/07/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

$1 million boost delivers perinatal mental health pilot programs for mums and dads

14/07/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Mental health focus starts with our children

25/06/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Safe Haven to extend hours in Kununurra to support people with mental health challenges

25/06/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

A new service at Ngnowar-Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation (NAAC) - Community Centre Wyndham

11/06/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

New premises for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service to support Armadale community

25/05/2021

Buti; McGurk; Dawson

Finance; Community Services; Mental Health

$14.5 million boost for community and mental health services

7/05/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Mental Health Commission awarded for outstanding campaigns

31/03/2021

Dawson

Mental Health

Midland Intervention and Withdrawal Centre Opens

29/01/2021

Cook

Mental Health

Chair appointed to lead taskforce into public mental health services for children and adolescents

28/01/2021

Cook

Mental Health

New initiatives to deliver greater support for people entering hospitals and returning to the community

22/01/2021

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Former Health Minister and Attorney General to head new Graylands Hospital taskforce

21/01/2021

Cook

Mental Health

Two Safe Havens opening to support people with mental health challenges in a first for WA

15/01/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Mental Health

New Goldfields mental health service delivered by McGowan Labor Government

11/01/2021

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Mental Health

New Mid-West mental health service delivered by McGowan Labor Government

24/12/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Community residential services on their way for mental health

22/12/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Chief Mental Health Advocate for Western Australia appointed

16/12/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Taking action on mental health to support young people

14/12/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Children’s mental health review to drive future focus

24/11/2020

Cook

Health; Mental Health

St John of God Midland Public Hospital celebrates fifth birthday

28/10/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Supporting the workforce to build capacity in mental health, alcohol and other drugs

22/10/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Drug Intervention Centre moving forward

10/10/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Western Australians encouraged to strengthen mental health through community

9/10/2020

Cook

Mental Health

New mental health services one step closer to opening

8/10/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Mental health, alcohol and drug services State Budget funding boost

24/09/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Mental Health Commissioner appointed for the future

15/09/2020

Cook

Mental Health

State-wide Recovery College to enhance wellbeing

26/08/2020

Cook; McGurk

Health; Mental Health; Women's Interests

COVID-19 Relief Fund supporting women in Perth’s south-east

20/08/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Suicide prevention support for the building and construction industry

8/08/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Review into mental health services for children and adolescents

6/08/2020

Cook; McGurk

Mental Health; Community Safety

Mobile mental health service to deliver co-ordinated care

31/07/2020

Cook

Mental Health

New home for southern suburbs residential mental health service

29/07/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Goldfields community mental health service on track for completion

23/07/2020

Cook; Wyatt

Mental Health; Aboriginal Affairs

New suicide prevention projects to help reduce risk

15/07/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Mental Health Emergency Telehealth Service sees country patients avoid transfer

13/07/2020

Cook

Mental Health

New emergency mental health service to better support children and young people

7/07/2020

Cook

Mental Health

New Chief Medical Officer, Mental Health

7/07/2020

Cook

Health; Mental Health

$20 million funding to create specialist mental health hub

17/06/2020

Cook

Mental Health

New advisory body to strengthen relationship with community services sector

9/06/2020

Cook

Mental Health

$56 million investment to provide mental health, alcohol and other drug support to at-risk and vulnerable groups

24/04/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Encouraging positive choices during COVID-19

9/04/2020

Cook

Mental Health

More support for Western Australians' wellbeing during COVID-19

20/03/2020

Wyatt; Cook

Aboriginal Affairs; Health; Mental Health

$266 million package to support Aboriginal Youth Wellbeing

10/03/2020

Cook

Mental Health

Providing a Safe Haven for people with mental health issues

6/03/2020

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

McGowan Government delivers new South West mental health service

4/03/2020

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Review of the Clinical Governance of Public Mental Health Services in WA released

21/02/2020

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Geraldton Health Campus redevelopment: new milestones reached

30/01/2020

Cook; Templeman

Health; Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

$1.6 million in funding towards mentally healthy arts programs

9/01/2020

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Geraldton Health Campus redevelopment underway

12/12/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Site works begin for new Goldfields mental health service

2/12/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Western Australia’s first Recovery College a true collaboration

29/11/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New Mental Health Advisory Council appointed

19/11/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Outstanding Western Australians awarded for work in mental health

7/11/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Mental health named as opener this cricket season

16/10/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New Mental Health Emergency Centre opened at RPH

10/10/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Finalists announced for Western Australian Mental Health Awards

9/10/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Public comment sought on draft action plan to help prevent suicide

7/10/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Supporting mental health where we live, learn, work and play

24/09/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Grant to develop and pilot mental health and arts program in the Kimberley

2/09/2019

Cook; McGurk

Health; Mental Health; Women's Interests

Policy to deliver healthy outcomes for WA women and girls

30/08/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New health strategy to break down barriers for LGBTI Western Australians

23/08/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Construction of new Bunbury community mental health service complete by January

12/07/2019

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Mental Health

Funding secures future for Doors Wide Open

22/06/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Regional football round raises mental health awareness

24/05/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Update to the Plan for Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug services

17/05/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Royal Perth and Bentley hospitals raise the flag for the LGBTI community

16/05/2019

Cook; Johnston

Mental Health; Mines and Petroleum

Improving mental health at work for Western Australians

9/05/2019

Cook; Wyatt; McGurk

Health; Mental Health; Aboriginal Affairs; Child Protection

McGowan Government invests in vital youth services in the Kimberley

9/05/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Budget boosts mental health investment to record levels

7/05/2019

Cook

Mental Health

More funding for drug and alcohol rehab options in the South-West

7/05/2019

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

McGowan Government takes action on methamphetamine issues

1/05/2019

Cook; Tinley

Mental Health; Youth

Youth Focus celebrates 25 years of supporting WA’s young people

26/04/2019

Cook; MacTiernan

Mental Health; Regional Development

Funding to keep Doors Wide Open

12/04/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New Goldfields mental health service to open next year

11/04/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

$22.2 million funding boost for more mental health beds and support

10/04/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Sustainable Health Review provides ambitious blueprint for the future of health care in Western Australia