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Government resets mental health focus to prevention, primary care

Government resets mental health focus to prevention, primary care

The government's response to a landmark mental health review is to refocus on primary care and early intervention. But there's no new money.

You cannot heal the sick through tolerance and understanding

You cannot heal the sick through tolerance and understanding

The greatest hurdle to treatment for mental illness is, in most cases, the lack of it. And feel-good "RUOK" campaigns are not going to fix the problem.

What’s missing from the first national mental health report card

What’s missing from the first national mental health report card

The National Mental Health Commission's first report card suggests a new beginning, but the next should focus less about the past twenty years and more about the next twenty, writes Sebastian Rosenberg.