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Thursday, 23 April 2015

Rural mental health deserves better

Shadow Mental Health Minister Senator Jan McLucas and Labor Rural and Regional Health Spokesperson Stephen Jones share concerns about mental health services in the bush.


OPINION: Mount Isa is a sprawling mining town of some 22,000 people in remote, outback Queensland with a large fly-in fly-out workforce, low levels of schooling and a reputation for hard work. Access to many of the primary mental health care and community mental health care services is complicated and poorly integrated. Resources are stretched.

Please read more at: http://www.theland.com.au/news/agriculture/general/healthcare/rural-mental-health-deserves-better/2730042.aspx

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