9th Birthday Community Discussion & Celebration.

Mental Health Matters 2 invites youto attend a Community Discussion Evening tocelebrate its 9th birthday. ‘Resilience in creatively managing ambiguous losses’ Tuesday 26th March, 7.30pm – 9.15 pm. Informed by the work ofDr Kanthi Perera and herrecent workbook “Hopeful Voyager”; followed by Q & A,refreshments & birthday cake. Presentation by Dr Kanthi Perera followed by […]

Are you a family member or carer of a person who has been treated under the WA Mental Health Act 2014?

Have you been involved – or wanted to be involved – with planning for their treatment, support and discharge? Tuesday 12th February 2019. 7 – 8.30pm Guest Speaker:  Debora Colvin, Chief Mental Health Advocate (Mental Health Advocacy Service) Topic:  Family / carer rights in the development of Treatment, Support and Discharge Plans under the Mental […]

How did it go? Tuesday 8th January 2019

At the first Families 4 Families WA meeting of the new year, we get together to share people’s experiences of Christmas and the New Year.  For some individuals and families who are managing experiences of mental distress, drug and alcohol use and/or criminal justice involvement, it has been a time of reconnection, even if somewhat […]

Christmas Gathering Tuesday 11th December 7pm

The last Families 4 Families WA meeting for 2018. Tuesday 11th December 7-8.30pm. Please bring a small plate to share. Discussion:  ‘Managing Christmas’. 182 Lord Street, Perth.   RSVPs appreciated by text to 0413 861 049.  

F4FWA Tuesday 27th November 7pm: Start court presentation

Guest Presenter:  Mark Edmunds, Clinical Nurse Manager, Start Court (located at Perth Magistrates Court)         Venue: The Carer Centre, 182 Lord Street, Perth Date/Time:  Tuesday 27th November.  7 – 8.30pm RSVPs appreciated to 0413 861 049 for set-up purposes. Start Court is a magistrates court that specialises in working with individuals who have mental […]

Foundational Engagement resource launched 24th October 2018!

If the words ‘co-design’, ‘co-production’, ‘engagement’, ‘participation’ are words you’re increasingly hearing or using, this resource may be of interest. We’ve called this work ‘foundational engagement’ because it refers to the practice of intentionally engaging people who are traditionally under-represented in decision-making.  It’s for anyone who is interested in better engaging with individuals who experience […]

Tues 14th August 7pm Review of Carers Recognition Act 2004

Lorna & Kelly from the Department of Communities are coming along to Families 4 Families WA on 14th August to take feedback for the review of the Carers Recognition Act 2004. If you have experiences as a family member, carer or supporter and deal with health or disability agencies / organsations, do come along. Please […]

Consumers & Family Members / Carers wanted for Recovery College Consultation

Tuesday 26th June 7pm – 9pm MHM2 has been engaged by the Mental Health Commission to run a Recovery College consultation in Perth guided by a series of focus questions. MHM2 is particularly seeking input from individuals, family members and significant others who have experiences of mental distress and / or alcohol and other drug […]

We’re back!

  Hi Everyone, We’re back online with our new, streamlined webpage.    Thanks to everyone for their patience.  A big Shout Out to Mickail, who volunteered his time to develop this webpage and to Jon  for supporting us by hosting.              As MHM2 does not receive any government funding, gifts […]