Mental Health Victoria releases submission to Productivity Commission's Draft Report into Mental Health

Mental Health Victoria and the Victorian Healthcare Association have released a joint submission to the Productivity Commission's Draft Report into Mental Health.

The submission congratulates the Productivity Commission on its Draft Report and provides further recommendations on key areas throughout the report.
Key gaps highlighted in the submission include the role of community mental health services and recommendations for priority population groups such as older people and LGBTIQ+ people. The submission further highlights the need for an overarching vision of system reform, and makes recommendations for the expanded role of the National Mental Health Commission to ensure this vision is sustained over time.