Media Alert - LARGEST EVER MENTAL HEALTH DELEGATION

Mental health representatives from across the country will meet with 45 MPs and Senators from across the political spectrum at Australian Parliament House in Canberra on Wednesday, 11 February.

The delegation will meet with elected representatives to discuss the future of mental health reform.

At the heart of discussions will be Mental Health Australia’s Blueprint for Action on Mental Health and the organisation’s call for a cross party commitment to a ten year reform plan for mental health. 

In addition, the delegation is calling for the release of the National Mental Health Commission’s Review and funding certainty for Australian’s using community based mental health services.

WHAT: Mental Health Advocacy Day

WHEN: Wednesday 11 February 2015, 3:15pm

WHERE: The Senate Gardens, Australian Parliament House, Canberra

WHO: Mental Health Australia, CEOs and representatives of mental health NGO organisations and service providers

VISION: 80+ CEOs and representatives from the NGO mental health sector. Participants will each be holding a sign calling for individual ownership of mental health in Australia.

You can download the Blueprint for Action on Mental Health from mhaustralia.org here

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