Mental health reform: increased resources but limited gains

Nicola J Reavley and Anthony F Jorm
Med J Aust 2014; 201 (7): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.00198
Published online: 6 October 2014

Improved population-level prevention and service access is needed

The National Mental Health Report1 is the prime vehicle for monitoring the mental health system reform agenda outlined in the Australian Government's National Mental Health Strategy. We consider here what the 2013 report tells us about the progress of that agenda.

  • Nicola J Reavley
  • Anthony F Jorm

  • Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne.



We receive salary support from the National Health and Medical Research Council.

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