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The Emperor's New Clothes: Head-to-Health Centres expand in the absence of evaluation of efficacy

Looi, Jeffrey; Bastiampillai, Tarun; Allison, Stephen; Kisely, Stephen R


Objective: To discuss concerns about the Australian federal government announcement of further funding expansion of the Adult Mental Health Centres (AMHCs), now known as Head-to-Health centres. Conclusions: The expansion of AMHCs prior to evaluation recapitulates the policy predicaments and perils of the headspace federal-infrastructure allied-health private-practice model. Comprehensive evidence-based mental healthcare planning and practice is needed, rather than stand-alone services of...[Show more]

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Date published: 2021
Type: Journal article
Source: Australasian Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1177/10398562211054660


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