Media Statements

For Portfolio: Mental Health

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

8/04/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Mental Health Commissioner to stand down

23/03/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Boost for mental health services at Kalgoorlie Health Campus

8/03/2019

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Consultation on mental health clinical governance

26/02/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Public urged to comment on future planning for mental health and alcohol and other drug services

15/02/2019

Cook; Murray

Health; Mental Health; Sport and Recreation

Country football clubs funding boost to improve mental health

11/01/2019

Cook

Mental Health

New mental health service in the South-West a step closer

2/01/2019

Cook

Mental Health

Improving mental health and wellbeing for Western Australians

18/12/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Site announced for new Geraldton community mental health service

6/12/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Extra drug and alcohol rehab beds to open in the South-West

5/12/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Report calls for action to improve mental health and wellbeing in FIFO workers

26/11/2018

McGowan; Cook; Roberts

Premier; Health; Mental Health; Police

Methamphetamine Action Plan boosted with more initiatives

23/11/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New Engagement Framework and Toolkit to improve mental health and alcohol and other drug outcomes

19/11/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

New Mental Health Emergency Centre for eastern suburbs

10/11/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New campaign targets underage drinking

2/11/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New community mental health service for people in the Great Southern

31/10/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New mental health unit for young Western Australians

26/10/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Funding boost for older adult mental health services

12/10/2018

Cook; Templeman

Mental Health; Culture and the Arts

Standing up for mental health and wellbeing

10/10/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Campaign to improve mental health targets commuters

7/10/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Mental health is where we live, learn, work and play

13/09/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Check in on a friend and ask R U OK?

9/09/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Linking young people with ‘real facts’ on drug use

4/09/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Public comment invited on mental health, alcohol and other drug accommodation and support strategy

31/08/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Continuing to reduce alcohol-related harm in young people

21/08/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Help us plan for alcohol and other drug services in the Kimberley

9/08/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Refurbishing Holyoake's facilities to help more Western Australians

7/08/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Improving mental health and wellbeing among Aboriginal communities

25/07/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Sneak peek into digital health care of the future

25/07/2018

Cook

Mental Health

First regional community mental health service to open in WA

20/07/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Have your say on a new framework for workforce strategy in mental health, alcohol and other drug organisations

9/07/2018

Cook

Mental Health

New council members sought to help shape mental health in Western Australia

26/06/2018

Cook

Deputy Premier; Health; Mental Health

Methamphetamine Action Plan: What the Taskforce heard

21/06/2018

Cook

Mental Health

More young people to benefit with new dedicated mental health unit

20/06/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Act-Belong-Commit helps improve mental health in WA for a decade

30/05/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

New CT scanner for Geraldton as planning begins for major hospital expansion

22/05/2018

McGowan; Cook

Premier; Health; Mental Health

Urgent Care Clinic opens at Royal Perth Hospital

17/05/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Help shape a Recovery College for Western Australia

11/05/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Federal Labor’s commitment to Western Australia welcomed by Health Minister

10/05/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Additional alcohol and drug rehab services in the South-West in 2019

10/05/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

State Budget delivers expanded services at Geraldton Hospital

10/05/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

McGowan Labor Government’s health Budget puts patients first

5/05/2018

Cook

Health; Mental Health

Mental health review launched

19/04/2018

Cook

Mental Health

Suicide prevention training across WA