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NDIS must do more for mental health

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The mental health system in Australia has become complex and fragmented and the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) “must do more for the mentally ill”.

The National Mental Health Commission’s National Report 2019 on Australia’s mental health and suicide prevention system found that NDIS participants are not always getting the support they need, and this is leading to a deterioration of individuals’ mental health and a greater reliance on clinical mental health services, including increased presentations at emergency departments.

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Source:
Kymberly Martin, 2019, Freedom2Live (https://www.freedom2live.com.au)

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