Renewed call for Government to act on the mental health of refugees, November 2011

A report in today’s Fairfax newspapers that the company paid to provide mental health services in detention centres has admitted “that prolonged detention of asylum seekers has created high demand for psychiatric services which its staff can’t meet” is further evidence that the Government must urgently review the standards of mental health care in all immigration detention centres.

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asylum seekers, refugees, psychiatric services, immigration