Mental Illness Fellowship of Western Australia
MIFWA is a not for profit organisation dedicated to providing information and a comprehensive and integrated range of support services to people with mental illness as well as their carers, families and friends who have an interest in caring for a person with a mental illness.
A good life for individuals affected by mental illness.
What we do
If you live with mental illness and need support to get the most out of daily life, we can help you with managing your recovery. If you are a carer, family member or friend to someone with a mental illness; we can provide support, education, counselling and respite when you need it. All of our programs are delivered with the input and participation of people who themselves have lived with mental illness. See our services to find out how we can be of assistance to you or your loved one.
Information and Referral Service
We can help you find the right support services whether you are an individual with mental illness or a carer, friend, family member or someone who lives with a mental illness. For free and confidential advice please call (08) 9237 8999.
45% of Australians experience mental illness at some point in their lifetime. Up to 3.2 million adult Australians are either permanently or transiently affected by depression or some kind of mental illness - The 2013 National Survey of Mental Health and Wellbeing (SMHWB).
One in five people will have a lived experience of mental illness this year.