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Over the past 17 years, what has changed for people with mental illness?

Over the past 17 years, what has changed for people with mental illness?

After 17 years at the helm of SANE Australia, Barbara Hocking OAM is about to retire (her last day on the job is July 13). SANE Australia is a national organisation helping people affected by mental illness (consumers, their family and other carers), through education, applied research and campaigning for improved services and attitudes. In […]

Where are the vision and leadership on mental health reform?

Where are the vision and leadership on mental health reform?

In part 12 of Croakey’s election series, SANE Australia calls for the roll out of a properly funded, comprehensive mental health strategy. Executive Director Barbara Hocking compares this to what the ALP and Coalition have offered so far….. Barbara Hocking writes: A national mental health strategy must be appropriately funded and implemented – ensuring that […]