We aim to involve our members, their clients, the community and key stakeholders in mental health to support our campaign, and let the Federal Government know that substantial funding and operational changes to mental health care delivery are required if we are going to provide quality care for Australians living with mental ill health.
to support Australians living with mental ill-health and struggling to access the services they need.
to create a larger pool of qualified mental health professionals that the community can affordably access.
and implement a single Medicare rebate of $150 per client per session.
the number of work-ready provisional psychologists
psychology sessions needed for complex clients
the Medicare rebate needed for affordable access
recommendations to be implemented NOW to improve Australians’ mental health
Including release of the McKell Report.
AAPi's launch of the McKell Institute report and the Help Us Help More advocacy campaign at Parliament House yesterday resulted in substantial media coverage.
The McKell Report examined the demand for services and the reasons behind it, the barriers to access, the consequences of inaction, the strain on the workforce and the economic cost of the national mental health crisis.
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