Victoria’s 10-year Mental Health Plan

28 April 2016

The Victorian Government is to be congratulated on their target to halve suicides over the next ten years according to Suicide Prevention Australia the nation’s peak agency working to reduce suicides.

The Victorian Budget 2016-17 provides a $356 million investment in mental health, with a focus on providing better access to services and investing in prevention.

An extra $132 million will assist in managing critical demand in the mental health system and ensuring people with a mental illness receive the specialist intensive care they need.

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