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Response to Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health Draft Report

Please find the drummond street/queerspace response to the Productivity Commission Inquiry into Mental Health – Draft Report here. drummond street has addressed some key considerations in relation to this report, specifically, we have drawn attention to the social and economic cost benefits of the Commonwealth Early Intervention – Targeted Mental Health Program: Family Mental Health Support Services (FMHSS).

This response includes a brief discussion paper on this program and type of early intervention investment in the context of the Productivity Commission’s draft recommendations.

It is followed by a brief, additional submission containing our other general recommendations regarding the draft report. See more here.