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 […]

Free Presentation: ‘Integrated Approaches in Mental Health’ F4FWA Tuesday 23rd October 7pm

Tuesday 23rd October 2018.    7pm – 8.30pm  (hosted by Families 4 Families WA) Topic: ‘Integrated Approaches in Mental Health’  Guest presenters:  Dr Sanjeev Sharma and Scott Brandreth Venue:  The Carer Centre, 182 Lord Street, Perth (venue kindly supported by Helping Minds and Carers WA) RSVPS and enquiries to Dr Sanjeev Sharma is a Consultant Psychiatrist with an […]

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 […]

Next meeting Tuesday 10th July 7pm

Do you provide support / care for someone who experiences mental distress and  alcohol or other drug use?  They might also be involved in the criminal justice system.   F4FWA is a peer space for families and supporters where people can share, learn from others having similar experiences about what works (and what doesn’t!) and enjoy […]

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 […]