Mental health services are health and welfare support services primarily focused on providing care to people with mental health issues. Services are delivered by a range of providers, such as state and territory governments, the Australian Government and the private sector.
of Australians will experience a common mental health disorder during any 12-month period
was spent on mental health services in 2014–15
people received Medicare-subsidised mental health-related services
people received mental health-related prescriptions in 2015–16
Medicare-subsidised mental health-related services were provided in 2015–16
mental health-related prescriptions were dispensed in 2015–16
of the mental health-related prescriptions (subsidised and under co-payment) were provided by GPs
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