Organisation

National Mental Health Commission

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Strategy

National mental health and wellbeing pandemic response plan

This plan sets out a direction to help navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic with the mental health of Australians intact, and with specific service responses for people who need them.
Report

Monitoring mental health and suicide prevention reform: national report 2019

This report examines Australia’s mental health and suicide prevention system, including recommendations to improve outcomes. The National Mental Health Commission continues to recommend a whole-of-government approach to mental health and suicide prevention.
Report

Monitoring mental health and suicide prevention reform: national report 2018

This report considers the status of Australia’s core national mental health and suicide prevention reforms, and their impact on the wellbeing of consumers and carers.
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The broader economic impact of mental illness on the community

Mental illness carries enormous emotional and social costs for individuals and communities. But what about its broader impact on the economy? According to the OECD, as many as one in two people will experience mental illness at some point in their lives. It can affect...
Report

Contributing lives, thriving communities: report of the national review of mental health programmes and services

The Commonwealth Government tasked the National Mental Health Commission with conducting a national review of mental health programmes and services. The focus of the review was on assessing the efficiency and effectiveness of programmes and services in supporting individuals experiencing mental ill-health and their families...