CHF believe all Australians, no matter their location, should have access to safe, good quality and timely health care. Rates of mental health conditions and suicide are much higher in rural and remote areas. Yet, unfortunately we find the mental health workforce unevenly distributed across Australia. In rural and remote Australia mental health specialist such as psychologists, social workers and general practitioners are under-represented in-person, making accessibility very challenging.

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Friday, May 18, 2018