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Qld Mental Funding

Mental Health Services Suffer Under Labor

by Ted Sorensen
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As many as 1 in 5 Queenslanders experience mental illness including substance abuse disorders every year and 1 in 2 Queenslanders will experience mental illness in their lifetime. Given our growing population, Queensland needs more mental health funding, not less. According to the Queensland Alliance for Mental Health, at least 10 organisations won’t see their funding renewed from 1 July, worth a total of about $7 million. I’m appalled that these important services have been cut by Annastacia Palaszczuk and Labor.  They literally save lives. Organisations in Cairns, the Sunshine Coast, Central Queensland, Gold Coast and Brisbane are enduring funding […]