Response to Adult Mental Health Centres consultation

Mental Health Australia has provided a detailed response to the Department of Health’s Consultation Paper – Service Model for Adult Mental Health Centres. This response includes feedback provided by members at the Mental Health Australia mini Members Policy Forum on the on 16 July.

Mental Health Australia strongly supports the establishment of services to address the current gap in mental health services for adults experiencing complex mental health needs or mental health crisis, and providing a safe alternative to attending an Emergency Department for such care. However as it stands, Mental Health Australia believes the Consultation Paper does not provide a clear enough framework on how the proposed Adult Mental Health Centres will deliver on this vision.

Read the response here

 

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