Mental health data from across the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) website are summarised in the snapshots below.

An estimated 650,000 (3%) Australian adults experience substance use disorder.

Mental illness and substance use

In 2021–22, 63% of SHS clients with a current mental health issue were females.

Specialist homelessness services

The National Mental Health Service Planning Framework (NMHSPF) is a comprehensive model designed to help plan, coordinate, and resource mental health services.