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Provides an overview of data about the national response of the health and welfare system to the mental health care needs of Australians.
This Mental health services—In brief 2015 report is a companion publication to the Mental health services in Australia...
The number of people in Australia with a psychological disability has increased between 2009 and 2012.
At the national level, results from the 2012 SDAC showed that:Of all people with any type of disability, 18.5% had a psychological...
Researchers have traditionally paid little attention to the intersections between men’s mental illness and family life. Recently, however, this has been changing. This paper provides practitioners and policy-makers with a broad overview of some of the key issues identified in the growing literature on paternal...
Male rates of suicide by hanging have more than doubled since the early 1980s. Female rates show a similar pattern, although at lower levels.
This report argues that the Commonwealth has failed to work with the Northern Territory to provide accommodation and other support services, other than accommodation in a maximum security prison, for people with intellectual disabilities who are unfit to plead to criminal charges.
This paper provides an overview of data about the national response of the health and welfare system to the mental health care needs of Australians.
This Mental health services—in brief 2014 report has been produced as a companion publication to the...
Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to draw on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) perspectives, theoretical understandings, and available evidence to answer questions about what is required to effectively address Indigenous people’s mental health and social and emotional wellbeing.
Provides an overview of selected social and economic characteristics of people using subsidised mental health-related services and subsidised prescription medication including the type of services or medication these people are accessing.
This paper seeks to identify the nature of the stigma attached to Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and other mental health conditions in the Australian Army, and the negative implications of such a stigma on the individual, the workplace and the Army as a whole....
Summary : This fifth national report provides an overview of 260 Australian Government-funded organisations that aim to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It presents findings from the 2012-13 data collection on health services and activities provided, clients seen, staffing...