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Service availability and capacity in rural mental health in Australia: Analysing gaps using an Integrated Mental Health Atlas

van Spijker, Bregje; Salinas-Perez, Jose Alberto; Mendoza, John; Bell, Tanya; Bagheri, Nasser; Furst, Mary Anne; reynolds, julia; Rock, Daniel; Harvey, Andrew; Rosen, Alan; Salvador-Carulla, Luis


Objective: Access to services and workforce shortages are major challenges in rural areas worldwide. In order to improve access to mental health care, it is imperative to understand what services are available, what their capacity is and where existing funds might be spent to increase availability and accessibility. The aim of this study is to investigate mental health service provision in a selection of rural and remote areas across Australia by analysing service availability, placement...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019-06-28
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1177/0004867419857809


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