Monday, 29 June 2015

Mental health reform too slow, say some experts

It's been 8 months since the Government received a major report on Australia's mental health failings. PM understands a failure of mental health experts to agree on all the recommendations has held up crucial reform.

The Health Minister has ordered a separate review of the report's recommendations. Many in the mental health sector are frustrated by what they say are unacceptable delays to improving care for suicidal Australians.

Poorly planned, and a massive drain on people's wellbeing. Those were the findings of a National Mental Health Commission report ordered by the Federal Government to look at Australia's mental health system.

See more at: http://www.abc.net.au/pm/content/2015/s4262736.htm

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