Mental Health Workforce shortage in Central Australia

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Services in Central Australia are often stretched thin, particularly in trying to cover remote communities.  Mental Health demands have shot up related to pandemic issues and Health workers are overstretched.

Evan Wallace, reporting from Alice Springs found that there is an urgent need to move from straight crisis management toward prevention at community level to get community mental health back on track.

Produced By: Evan Wallace

Featured In Story: Merrilee Cox CEO Mental Health Association of Central Australia

First aired on The Wire, Monday 19 July 2021

Sunday 18th of July, 2021

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