A new approach for mental health – Greens

Media ReleaseSpokesperson Rachel Siewert Saturday 17th April 2010, 11:12am   The Greens today announced a comprehensive mental health plan for Australia and are calling on the Commonwealth to embrace it as a fundamental part of the Prime...

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Better mental care to aid homeless

Better mental care to aid homelessADAM CRESSWELL JARED OWENSThe Weekend Australian17 Apr 2010TACKLING the glaring failings of the mental health system could reduce homelessness — one of Kevin Rudd’s key goals — by up to 25 per cent, as well as...

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Time for Canberra to get serious on mental health

Time for Canberra to get serious on mental healthThe Weekend Australian17 Apr 2010CLOSING mental institutions and bringing people back into the community was meant to fix mental illness. It didn’t. More than two decades on, the nation battles...

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