Submission to the Senate Inquiry into the Accessibility and Quality of Mental Health Services in Rural and Remote Australia

Posted on July 5, 2018

ICPA (Aust) considers rural and remote students including those in boarding facilities to be some of the most vulnerable to mental health issues for a multitude of reasons outlined in this submission. Additionally, trainees, apprentices and higher education students who have to relocate from home and family require strong support mechanisms to maintain their mental health. The attraction to and retention of sufficient mental health professionals to rural and remote areas is problematic, as for many professions.

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