Mental health care reform | Northern Daily Leader

Tue Oct 6, 2015

THE announcement of the restructure of the nation’s mental health care system has been welcomed by a prominent local support provider, with hopes accessibility will be one of the key reforms.

Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley announced yesterday the government would reveal details of the mental health reforms by the end of the year with the aim of stopping people “falling through the cracks” and with a focus on individual needs.

RichmondPRA New England North West senior cluster manager Jim Booth said top of his wishlist would be a system that was easier to navigate, while offering multiple levels of support

“A mental health care system that offers lots of stepping stones of support and allows people to access those stepping stones as they need them would be great,” he said.

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