Compulsory’ long-term rehab trial planned for WA’s drug addicts and alcoholics
Andrea Mitchell, the new Mental Health Minister, has given the Mental Health Commission the go-ahead to develop a service model to trial a “compulsory treatment facility”.
With methamphetamine use in WA double the national average, Ms Mitchell wants the centre open “before 2020”.
She said there were parents “begging” for sons and daughters ravaged by the drug to be “kept” in rehab longer.
“This Government has heard the outcry from the community,” she said.
“There are families who are begging for an alternative option for their children who are affected by drugs and alcohol, particularly in relation to meth.
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