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 2015–16
same day admitted mental health-related separations from public hospitals during 2015-16
estimated GP encounters were mental health-related in 2015–16
Medicare-subsidised mental health-related services were provided in 2016–17
mental health-related prescriptions were dispensed in 2016–17
service contacts were provided by state/territory community mental health care services in 2015-16
Emergency department presentations in Australia with a mental health-related principal diagnosis in 2015–16.
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