How to Access Mental Health Treatment in Australia

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A Mental Health Treatment Plan (MHTP) is a support plan for someone experiencing mental health issues. A general practitioner (GP) will assess if a person has signs of mental illness and whether they would benefit from mental health treatment.

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In the most recent National Study of Mental Health and Wellbeing, it was found that almost 44% of Australian adults had experienced a mental disorder in their lifetime, with 21% experiencing a mental disorder in the previous year.


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This resource provided information on the process of creating a mental health plan and the cost involved as well as problem areas of mental health in an informative manner.
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