Summary of Mental health services in Australia

Mental health services in Australia describes the activity and characteristics of Australia’s health care and social care services accessed by people with a mental illness.

This web report provides the most recent data available on the national response of the health and welfare system to the mental health care needs of Australians. Data are progressively published as it becomes available throughout the year. As well as the information presented on the web pages, readers can find detailed data for current and previous years in the Microsoft ® Excel workbooks downloadable from each section.

Please note the information in this report is constrained by the availability of comparable national data, which may result in some data overlaps and gaps in service information.

Updated data —sections revised 11 October 2018

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Minor updates revised 11 October 2018

> more Restrictive practices data

> more Disability data

Sections revised 17 July 2018

> more Homelessness data

> more Disability data

> more Workforce data

Sections revised 3 May 2018

Sections revised 2 February 2018

> more Medicare data

> more Restrictive practices data

> more Prescriptions data

Last updated in 2017 

> more PHaMS data

> more ATAPS data

Mental health services in Australia website  —  List of content

Report contents

National mental health committees

Your Experience of Service Survey

Technical notes and archived reports

> Classifications and Technical notes
Archived reports and data