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South Australia's Mental Health and Wellbeing Policy 2010-2015

SA Health,; Government of South Australia Country Resources Mental Health Policies South Australia 31 December 2010 Policy document mental health promotion, mental health system

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South Australia’s Mental Health and Well being Policy provides a framework for the promotion of good mental health and well being in the community and the ongoing reform of the mental health care system.

The objectives of this policy are to:
4.1 Promote positive mental health and wellbeing in South Australia and prevent mental ill-health as far as possible.
4.2 Protect the human rights of people with a mental illness and support people who experience mental ill-health to live fulfilling lives in our community, without stigma or discrimination.
4.3 Prioritise early intervention and facilitate timely access to a range of high quality, integrated mental health services that are culturally respectful and meet the needs of South Australians regardless of age, disability, cultural background, geographical location or circumstances of life.
4.4Promote and implement principles and strategies that support recovery across the mental health care system and the general community.

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