Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Foreword
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Summary
      • Service provision
      • Expenditure and resources  
  • Body section
    1. Introduction
      • 1.1 Report structure
      • 1.2 Definition of mental health-related services
      • 1.3 Background on mental health in Australia  
      • 1.4 National policies for mental health  
      • 1.5 Additional information  
    2. Mental health-related care in general practice
      • 2.1 Introduction
      • 2.2 Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health survey data
      • 2.3 Mental health-related encounters  
      • 2.4 Additional general practice activity
      • 2.5 Mental health-specific Medicare Benefits Schedule items for general practice
      • 2.6 Proportion of people with a mental illness with a GP care plan  
    3. Mental health-related care in emergency departments
      • 3.1 Introduction
      • 3.2 Mental health-related emergency department occasions of service
      • 3.3 Mental health-related emergency department care  
    4. Community mental health care and hospital outpatient services
      • 4.1 Introduction
      • 4.2 States and territories
      • 4.3 Type of service contacts
      • 4.4 Duration of service contacts
      • 4.5 Mental health legal status
      • 4.6 Patient demographics
      • 4.7 Principal diagnosis
      • 4.8 Change over time, 2003–04 to 2007–08
      • 4.9 Public sector community mental health services
      • 4.10 Additional data  
    5. Ambulatory-equivalent mental health-related admitted patient care
      • 5.1 Introduction
      • 5.2 States and territories and hospital type
      • 5.3 Mental health legal status
      • 5.4 Patient demographics
      • 5.5 Principal diagnosis
      • 5.6 Procedures
      • 5.7 Change over time, 2003–04 to 2007–08
      • 5.8 Additional data  
    6. Medicare-subsidised psychiatrist and allied health services
      • 6.1 Introduction
      • 6.2 People accessing MBS-subsidised psychiatrist and allied mental health services
      • 6.3 MBS-subsidised psychiatrist and allied health services
      • 6.4 Private sector mental health services  
    7. Admitted patient mental health-related care
      • 7.1 Introduction
      • 7.2 Change over time, 2003–04 to 2007–08
      • 7.3 Specialised admitted patient mental health care  
      • 7.4 Non-specialised admitted patient mental health care  
      • 7.5 Separations with mental health-related additional diagnoses
      • 7.6 Additional data  
    8. Residential mental health care
      • 8.1 Introduction
      • 8.2 States and territories
      • 8.3 Change over time, 2004–05 to 2007–08
      • 8.4 Mental health legal status
      • 8.5 Patient demographics
      • 8.6 Principal diagnosis
      • 8.7 Length of episodes and residential stays  
      • 8.8 Additional data  
    9. Mental health-related Supported Accommodation Assistance Program services
      • 9.1 Introduction  
      • 9.2 SAAP clients with mental health-related closed support periods
      • 9.3 SAAP mental health-related closed support periods  
    10. Support services for people with psychiatric disability
      • 10.1 Introduction
      • 10.2 CSTDA services overview
      • 10.3 Residential services
      • 10.4 Non-residential services  
    11. Mental health-related prescriptions
      • 11.1 Introduction
      • 11.2 PBS/RPBS-subsidised prescriptions
      • 11.3 PBS/RPBS-subsidised patients
      • 11.4 Non-subsidised prescriptions  
    12. Profile of specialised mental health care facilities
      • 12.1 Introduction
      • 12.2 Mental health care facilities
      • 12.3 Specialised mental health service organisations  
      • 12.4 National Standards for Mental Health Services
      • 12.5 Number of available beds  
      • 12.6 Patient days
      • 12.7 Staffing of state and territory specialised mental health care facilities
      • 12.8 Private psychiatric hospitals  
    13. Mental health workforce
      • 13.1 Introduction
      • 13.2 Psychiatrists  
      • 13.3 Mental health nurses  
    14. Expenditure on mental health services
      • 14.1 Introduction
      • 14.2 Recurrent expenditure on state and territory specialised mental health services  
      • 14.3 Private psychiatric hospital expenditure
      • 14.4 Australian Government expenditure on Medicare-subsidised mental health-related services
      • 14.5 Australian Government expenditure on mental health-related medications
      • 14.6 Total Australian Government expenditure on mental health-related services
      • 14.7 Sources of funding for state and territory specialised mental health services
      • 14.8 Funding and expenditure for all mental health-related services 
    15. State and territory summary tables
      • 15.1 New South Wales
      • 15.2 Victoria
      • 15.3 Queensland
      • 15.4 Western Australia
      • 15.5 South Australia
      • 15.6 Tasmania
      • 15.7 Australian Capital Territory
      • 15.8 Northern Territory
      • 15.9 Australia  
  • End matter
    • Appendixes
      • Appendix 1: Data sources  
      • Appendix 2: Technical notes
      • Appendix 3: Classifications used  
      • Appendix 4: Codes used to define mental health-related general practice encounters and mental health-related hospital separations
      • Appendix 5: National Healthcare Agreement performance indicators—mental health-related   
    • Abbreviations
    • References
    • List of tables
    • Index