Issues paper for mental health inquiry released

The Federal Productivity Commission has released the issues paper for its inquiry into the social and economic benefits of improving mental health.

The Commission has been tasked with making recommendations to  government to improve mental health, so as to realise economic and social participation and productivity benefits over the long term.

The paper outlines the range of issues on which the Commission seeks information and feedback. The Commission is encouraging input from service providers, people with lived experience, employers and people with an interest in this field.

Individuals and groups have until April 5 to provide a submission to the inquiry.

QAMH will be providing a submission seeking to put forward the views of the community mental health sector in Queensland. If anyone would like to share their thoughts or provide input as part of this inquiry please don’t hesitate to contact the QAMH team.

More information about the Productivity Commission inquiry can be found at this link.