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released: 10 Oct 2012 author: AIHW media release

Mental health services—in brief 2012 provides an overview of the national response to the mental health needs of Australians. It includes information on mental health service provision, available mental health resources and the changes that have occurred in these over time. The publication complements the more comprehensive data that is available online at Mental health services in Australia http://mhsa.aihw.gov.au.

ISBN 978-1-74249-353-4; Cat. no. HSE 125; 40pp.; $23

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso page
    • Contents
  • Body section
    • Introduction
    • What services are provided to those affected by mental illness?
      • Services provided by general practitioners
      • Medicare-subsidised specialized mental health services
      • State and territory community mental health services
    • Services provided in hospitals and residential care facilities
      • Services provided in emergency departments
      • Ambulatory-equivalent admitted patient care
      • Admitted patient mental health-related care
      • Residential care
    • Other mental health-related services
      • Psychiatric disability support services
      • Supported accommodation assistance
      • Personal Helpers and Mentors
    • What resources are provided?
      • Expenditure on mental health services
      • Specialised mental health care facilities
      • Workforce
      • Mental health-related prescriptions
  • End matter
    • Glossary
    • References
    • Data sources

Recommended citation

AIHW 2012. Mental health services—in brief 2012. Cat. no. HSE 125. Canberra: AIHW.

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