Nowhere Else to Go: Why Australia's health system results in people with mental illness getting 'stuck' in emergency departments, commissioned by ACEM and prepared by the Mitchell Institute for Education and Health Policy at Victoria University, reaffirms the major resourcing and systemic issues contributing to the country’s mental health crisis.

Our recent national launch webinar examined the report’s recommendations and featured an insightful and thought-provoking panel discussion from professionals and individuals with extensive insight and experience with various facets of the mental health system in Australia.
ACEM hosted a series of roundtable meetings with individual states and territories to discuss specific local issues affecting jurisdictions and the actions needed to improve care for members of the community experiencing mental health crises and address unsustainable pressures on hospital emergency departments.
Each meeting was state focussed and all interested parties were encouraged to attend.

  • Watch the National webinar (run time: 01:23:58)
  • National Webinar program (24/09/20)

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