Prioritising Mental Health – youth mental health and suicide prevention plan

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Publication date: 
31 March 2019
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

The Government will provide $461 million for a national strategy to prevent suicide and promote the mental wellbeing of young and Indigenous Australians. This represents the single largest investment in youth suicide prevention in the country’s history. We are prioritising three key areas as our nation’s best protection against suicide – strengthening the headspace network, Indigenous suicide prevention, and early childhood and parenting support.