Table of contents

  • Mental health services: at a glance
  • The prevalence of mental illness in Australia
  • The impact of mental illness in Australia
  • Australia’s mental healthcare system—an overview
  • Mental health care services and support
    • Mental health care provided by general practitioners
    • Medicare-subsidised mental health-related services
    • Mental health services provided in public hospital emergency departments
    • State and territory community mental health care services
    • Overnight mental health-related hospital care
    • Same-day mental health-related hospital care
    • State and territory residential mental health care
    • Special focus: use of restrictive practices
    • Psychiatric disability support services
    • Specialist homelessness services
    • Personal Helpers and Mentors
    • Access to Allied Psychological Services
    • Mental health-related prescriptions
  • Mental health resources
    • Mental health workforce
    • Expenditure on mental health services
    • Specialised mental health care facilities
  • Key Performance Indicators for Australian Public Mental Health Services
  • Glossary
  • Reference