AMA Vic calls for unprecedented mental health funding in State Budget
AMA Victoria’s State Budget Submission to the Victorian Government calls for urgent and unprecedented investment in mental health. Major funding is now the only answer.
Extract from AMA Victoria’s State Budget Submission
- Victoria’s mental health services are in crisis.
- AMA Victoria believes the mental health sector is in dire need of significant investment – similar to the Victorian Government’s response to family violence.
- As a consequence of decades of under-funding, major investment in mental health is now the only answer. This must be across public hospital inpatient capacity, primary care and community mental health services.
Read more here https://amavic.com.au/media/2017-media-releases/the-vic-state-budget-must-deliver