Mental health royal commission overwhelmed by response

Almost 4500 Victorians have flooded a major inquiry into the state’s mental health system.

The submissions have arrived in less than a month to help shape the terms of reference for the Mental Health Royal Commission, which was announced by Premier Daniel Andrews before the November election.

Those making submissions are most likely to be women, to be close to someone who suffers from a mental illness or to have one themselves — and they are fed up.

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Topics:
Medical, Health General, Mental Health

Author:
Bianca Hall

Source:
The Age

Date published:
Wed 16th Jan, 2019