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WAAMH - WA Mental Health Conference

WAAMH – Western Australian Mental Health Conference.

WAAMH – Western Australian Mental Health Conference is happening on the 7 – 8 November 2022 at Optus Stadium. Matt Vapor from Beneath the Surface Motivation & Coaching is honoured to be speaking on day 2 of the conference in the River View Room 1.

Matt Vapor will be discussing the effects of trauma on mental health & social and economic outcomes. You can find the full conference program here.

About the WAAMH – Western Australian Mental Health Conference:

The conference aims to develop, strengthen and support WA’s mental health sector, so we can work better together in the interest of the community’s mental health. This event will provide collaborative opportunities for people with lived experience, clinical staff and non-clinical mental health workers; offering the chance to share resources, perspectives and best practices.” – WAAMH – Western Australian Mental Health Conference.

Conference streams will be underpinned by the trauma-informed principles

  • Safety
  • Trust
  • Choice
  • Collaboration
  • Empowerment
  • Respect for diversity

While the program streams rest on the trauma informed principles, these words can be used in their own merit outside of how they relate to trauma. For example, you may wish to present about mental health in the workplace – this would relate to the ‘Safety’ stream. Your presentation/workshop could speak to one or multiple streams.– WAAMH – Western Australian Mental Health Conference.

Who are the Western Australian Association for Mental Health:

The Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) is the peak body for community mental health in Western Australia… WAAMH influences community attitudes, mental health priorities, policy and practice through mental health promotion, systemic advocacy and development so Western Australians have the rights, resources and support needed for mental wellbeing, recovery, and citizenship.” – Western Australian Association for Mental Health

WAAMH - WA Mental Health Conference

WAAMH – WA Mental Health Conference

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The Midland March That Matters

Midland March That Matters is back for 2022.

Beneath the Surface Motivation & Coaching is pleased to announce we are taking part in the Midland March That Matters, organised by Relationships Australia – Western Australia. Matt Vapor is honoured to be speaking at the event about his experiences of domestic abuse and domestic violence.

We’ll be joined by the Department of Communities and 16 other organisations.

You can find out more about Matt Vapor’s experiences on our About page, or through his book the Black Mask. Or, you can find out more about our talks and workshops.

If you’re planning to attend the event, we have some relevant merchandise that raises funds for charities and initiatives that support victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence. You can find these items in our store.

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