Mental health and immigration detention

Gillian Triggs
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (11): 721-722. || doi: 10.5694/mja13.11369

The detrimental effects of prolonged closed detention underscore the need for alternative arrangements

Accurate, objective information about the quality of health care services in immigration detention centres has never been more important than it is today, with thousands of asylum seekers and refugees, including children, detained.1

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  • Gillian Triggs

  • Australian Human Rights Commission, Sydney, NSW.

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