Better mental care to aid homeless

Better mental care to aid homelessADAM CRESSWELL JARED OWENSThe Weekend Australian17 Apr 2010TACKLING the glaring failings of the mental health system could reduce homelessness — one of Kevin Rudd’s key goals — by up to 25 per cent, as well as helping to reduce pressure on overloaded hospital emergency departments. Health experts yesterday…read more… Tech Tags: The Weekend Australian newspaper The Nation Health Reform

Time for Canberra to get serious on mental health

Time for Canberra to get serious on mental healthThe Weekend Australian17 Apr 2010CLOSING mental institutions and bringing people back into the community was meant to fix mental illness. It didn’t. More than two decades on, the nation battles with a health issue estimated to afflict as many as four million Australians in any one…read more… Tech Tags: The Weekend Australian newspaper Commentary

The Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association Inc

The role of the Association is to advance the field of mental health in the Region by the application of knowledge about mental health. From mental health education, training, research to mental health advocacy. The aim of the Association is to; Provide knowledge about mental health to the public Provide mental health skills to interested citizens including Patients, Consumers and Carers Educate and train professionals in mental health practices Advance …

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