Major investment in mental health interventions and support

  • Significant recurrent investment in early interventions for young people at risk
  • Greatly reduce waiting times for mental health services and admissions
  • Provide mental health services as part of the response to homelessness
  • Increased training for health professionals to identify and support mental illness
  • Expand and integrate (via dual diagnosis) mental health and drug treatment services
  • Appoint a ministerial portfolio for loneliness to address the health implications associated with isolation