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Inequities in Australian mental health services

A recent ABC News investigative report highlights the inequities in the provision of mental health services in Australia. The interactive article, which includes a series of infographics and statistics, reveals that individuals living in disadvantaged areas receive the least mental healthcare, even though these areas have the highest rates of mental illness.

The article also outlines the barriers associated with equitable care, including the GP’s role in providing affordable, expert mental healthcare.

Read the full ABC article.