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Youth mental health gets funding boost as demand for services spikes

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Morrison government gives $52m to Headspace, including $12.8m for online support to youngsters in rural areasAustralia’s mental health services will receive a $52m boost in an attempt to cut waiting times for desperate teenagers struggling with anxiety or depression.The government has announced extra funding for the national youth mental health foundation Headspace, aimed at allowing it to employ more staff and provide 14,000 extra services at its 107 centres across the country. Continue reading...

Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/oct/14/youth-mental-health-gets-funding-boost-as-demand-for-services-spikes
Author : Lisa Martin
Publish date : 2018-10-14 01:47:40
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