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Mental health services in brief 2013

Mental health services - in brief 2013 provides an overview of data about the national response of the health and welfare system to the mental health care needs of Australians.It is designed to accompany the more comprehensive data on Australia's mental health services available online at http://mhsa.aihw.gov.au.

Development of a prototype Australian mental health intervention classification: a working paper

The prototype Mental Health Intervention Classification (MHIC) has been developed so that information on mental health interventions can be collected using a standard classification scheme. Adoption of the prototype will enable nationally comparable and consistent reporting of trends, patterns and best practice in the provision of mental health services.

Mental health services in brief 2012

Mental health services in Australia - 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 compliments the more  comprehensive data that is available online at Mental health services in Australia http://mhsa.aihw.gov.au.

The mental health of prison entrants in Australia: 2010

This bulletin reports on the mental health of prison entrants, based on data from the 2010 National Prisoner Health Census. In 2010:- Nearly one third of prison entrants reported that they had mental health issues (a rate 2.5 times higher than the general population)- 16% of prison entrants took medication for mental health issues- 3 in 4 prison entrants who were taking mental health medication also used illicit drugs during the previous 12 months

Mental health services in Australia

Mental health services in Australia is an online resource that provides a detailed picture of the characteristics and activities of Australia’s mental health services. Producing this report online enables the data to be published progressively as it becomes available.

Mental health services - in brief 2011

Mental health services - in brief 2011 provides an overview on the characteristics and activity of Australia's mental health services, the availability of mental health resources, and the changes that have occurred in these over time. It is designed to accompany the more comprehensive data on Australia's mental health services available online at http://mhsa.aihw.gov.au.

Mental health services in Australia 2007-08

Mental Health Services in Australia 2007-08 is the twelfth in the series of annual reports providing a detailed picture of the national response to the mental health care needs of Australians. Details from a wide range of data sources for the 2007-08 period, and where available 2008-09, are presented, as are changes over time. Expenditure on state and territory mental health services has been increasing on average by 6% per year (adjusted for inflation) since 2003-04, states and territories spent $3,323 million on these services in 2007-08. There were 4.6 million Medicare claims for subsidised psychiatrist, psychologist and other allied health professional services in 2008-09, an increase of 17.4% from the previous year.

Mental health services in Australia 2006-07

Mental health services in Australia 2006-07 is the eleventh in the series of AIHW's comprehensive annual reports on the characteristics and activity of Australia's mental health services, and the availability of mental health resources. Details from a wide range of data sources for the 2006-07 period, and where available 2007-08, are presented, as are changes over time.Expenditure on state and territory mental health services increased by an annual average of 5.6% (adjusted for inflation) between 2002-03 and 2006-07, to $3,040 million. In 2007-08 there were 20 million mental health-related prescriptions subsidised by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (and for veterans), accounting for just over one in ten of all prescription claims, costing over $700 million.

Mental health services in Australia 2005-06

Mental health services in Australia 2005-06 is the ninth in the series of AIHW's comprehensive annual reports on the characteristics and activity of Australia's mental health services. Details from a wide range of data sources for the 2005-06 period are presented, together with changes over time.Information on mental health care provided by a range of services is detailed. Included are ambulatory services (such as community-based services, emergency departments, private psychiatrists, allied health professionals and general practitioners), hospital and residential services and other services (such as supported accommodation services) In addition, information is provided on mental health-related prescriptions and mental health resources such as facilities, workforce and expenditure.Where possible, comprehensive data are provided for each state and territory, and comparisons are made between population groups (including Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and overseas-born and Australian-born people).This report is a useful resource for health planners, policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers and others with an interest in mental health in Australia.

Mental health services in Australia 2004-05

'Mental health services in Australia 2004-05' is the eighth in the series of AIHW's comprehensive annual reports on the characteristics and activity of Australia's mental health services. Details from a wide range of data sources for the 2004-05 period are presented, as are changes over time. Information on mental health care provided by a range of services--including ambulatory services (such as community-based services, emergency departments, private psychiatrists and general practitioners), hospital and residential services, and other services (such as supported accommodation services)--is detailed. In addition, information is provided on mental health-related prescriptions, and mental health resources such as facilities, workforce and expenditure. Where possible, comprehensive data are provided for each state and territory, and comparisons are made between population groups (including Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and overseas-born and Australian-born people). This report is a useful resource for health planners, policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers and others with an interest in mental health in Australia.

Mental health services in Australia 2003-04

This is a detailed report on Australia's mental health services which includes a wide range of data to provide a picture of the range of mental health-related services provided in the health and community services sectors. Included for the first time is information on mental health-related supported accommodation services from the AIHW's Supported Accommodation Assistance Program National Data Collection.

Report on the evaluation of the National Minimum Data Set for Admitted Patient Mental Health Care

The report presents the Institute's most comprehensive evaluation to date of the data collected for the National Minimum Data Set for Admitted Patient Mental Health Care. The evaluation assesses the quality and utility of the data set to determine its suitability as to current requirements and to identify changes required to improve data quality and comparability. Detailed information is presented on the data provided for each data element and the extent to which these data are provided in accordance with specifications published in the National Health Data Dictionary. This report is a useful resource for health information managers, researchers, state and territory data providers and all users of data based on this National Minimum Data Set.

Mental health services in Australia 2002-03

Mental health services in Australia 2002-03 describes the characteristics and activity of Australia's mental health services including ambulatory and residential mental health-related care provided by hospitals, community-based services, general practitioners, private psychiatrists and some disability support services. Information on the broad trends in mental health care is presented in an easy-to-use summary. Detailed statistics show the hospital care of patients admitted with a mental health-related diagnosis, the services, beds, staffing and expenditure in psychiatric hospitals and community-based services, and mental health-related medications prescribed by general practitioners and private psychiatrists. A special theme chapter has been included which presents an overview of the available data on the mental health care of people with schizophrenia.

Mental health services in Australia 2001-02

Mental Health Services in Australia 2001-02 describes the characteristics and activity of Australia's mental health services including ambulatory and residential mental health-related care provided by hospitals, community-based services, general practitioners, private psychiatrists and some disability support services. Information on the broad trends in mental health care is presented in an easy-to-use summary. Detailed statistics show the hospital care of patients admitted with a mental health-related diagnosis, the services, beds, staffing and expenditure in psychiatric hospitals and community-based services, and mental health-related medications prescribed by general practitioners and private psychiatrists. A special theme chapter has been included for the first time, presenting an overview of the available data on the mental health care of people with depression.

Community mental health care 2000-01: review of data collected under the National Minimum Data Set for community mental health care

Current until 25 March 2005. The purpose of this paper is to present findings of the review of the first year of collection of the National Community Mental Health Care Database (NCMHCD), which is supplied to the Australian Institute of Health andWelfare (AIHW) under the specifications of the National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) for Community Mental Health Care.

Admitted Patient Mental Health Care National Minimum Data Set: national health data dictionary, version 12

A National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) is a core set of data elements agreed by the National Health Information Management Group for mandatory collection and reporting at a national level. One NMDS may include data elements that are also included in another National Minimum Data Set. A NMDS is contingent upon a national agreement to collect uniform data and to supply it as part of the national collection, but does not preclude agencies and service providers from collecting additional data to meet their own specific needs.The National Health Data Dictionary contains definitions of data elements that are included in NMDS collections in the health sector, including data elements used to derive some of the performance indicators required under Australian Health Care Agreements (bilateral agreements between the Commonwealth and State/Territory governments about funding and delivery of health services).The following pages contain the Admitted patient mental health care NMDS and its associated data elements and data element concepts.

Community mental health care National Minimum Data Set: National Health Data Dictionary, version 12

A National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) is a core set of data elements agreed by the National Health Information Management Group for mandatory collection and reporting at a national level. One NMDS may include data elements that are also included in another National Minimum Data Set. A NMDS is contingent upon a national agreement to collect uniform data and to supply it as part of the national collection, but does not preclude agencies and service providers from collecting additional data to meet their own specific needs.The National Health Data Dictionary contains definitions of data elements that are included in NMDS collections in the health sector, including data elements used to derive some of the performance indicators required under Australian Health Care Agreements (bilateral agreements between the Commonwealth and State/Territory governments about funding and delivery of health services).The following pages contain the Community mental health care NMDS and its associated data elements and data element concepts.

Community mental health establishments National Minimum Data Set: National Health Data Dictionary, version 12

A National Minimum Data Set (NMDS) is a core set of data elements agreed by the National Health Information Management Group for mandatory collection and reporting at a national level. One NMDS may include data elements that are also included in another National Minimum Data Set. A NMDS is contingent upon a national agreement to collect uniform data and to supply it as part of the national collection, but does not preclude agencies and service providers from collecting additional data to meet their own specific needs.The National Health Data Dictionary contains definitions of data elements that are included in NMDS collections in the health sector, including data elements used to derive some of the performance indicators required under Australian Health Care Agreements (bilateral agreements between the Commonwealth and State/Territory governments about funding and delivery of health services).The following pages contain the Community mental health establishments NMDS and its associated data elements and data element concepts.

Australian expenditure on mental disorders in comparison with expenditure in other countries

Current until 30 June 2004.

Mental health services in Australia 2000-01

Mental health services in Australia 2000-01 describes the characteristics and activity of Australia's mental health care services including ambulatory and residential mental health-related care provided by hospitals, community-based services, general practitioners, private psychiatrists and some disability support services. Information on the broad trends in mental health care is presented in easy-to-use summaries. Detailed statistics show the hospital care of patients admitted with a mental health-related diagnosis, the services, beds, staffing and expenditure in psychiatric hospitals and community-based services, and mental health-related medications prescribed by general practitioners and private psychiatrists.

Mental health services in Australia 1999-00

Mental Health Services in Australia 1999-00 describes the characteristics and activity of Australia's mental health care services including ambulatory and residential mental health-related care provided by hospitals, community-based services, general practitioners, private psychiatrists and some disability support services. Detailed statistics show hospital care of patients admitted with a mental health-related diagnosis, the services, beds, staffing and expenditure in psychiatric hospitals and community-based services, and mental health-related medications prescribed by general practitioners and private psychiatrists.

Mental health services in Australia 1998-99: National Minimum Data Sets - mental health care

"Mental health services in Australia 1998-99: National Minimum Data Sets - mental health care" provides detailed statistics on the characteristics and hospital care of admitted patients with a mental health related diagnosis and/or who were treated in specialised psychiatric services during 1998-99. For the first time data on Australia's community based mental health services are presented. These data, and data on psychiatric hospitals, include the number of services and beds in Australia, and key statistics on staffing and expenditure. The report also outlines data developments for collecting more comprehensive mental health service information.

Institutional mental health services in Australia 1997-98: first report on the National Minimum Data Set - institutional mental health care

This is the first report to provide detailed statistics on the characteristics and hospital care of admitted patients with a mental disorder diagnosis and/or who were treated in specialised psychiatric services during 1997-98. Statistics on psychiatric hospitals and specialised services in acute hospitals are also provided. The report provides additional information from a range of sources that places hospital data in a broader context of service delivery across different settings. It includes data on private psychiatric services, general practice activity related to mental health care, and population data on the use of health services for mental disorders.

NHPA report on mental health: a report focusing on depression 1998, summary

Summarises the 'NHPA report on mental health 1998: a report focusing on depression', which updates data and trends provided in the First Report on National Health Priority Areas, outlines the current status of mental health in Australia and proposes a framework for future collaborative action between all stakeholders.

NHPA report on mental health 1998: a report focusing on depression

Focuses on depression and builds on the data and trends provided in the First Report on National Health Priority Areas. It provides an overview of mental health, summarises the current status of mental health activity in Australia and proposes a framework for future collaborative action between all stakeholders. This is one in a series of biennial reports to Australian Health Ministers on each of the five National Health Priority Areas (NHPAs). It is part of a process that involves various levels of government and draws upon expert advice from non-government sources, with the primary goal of improving the health of Australians.

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