Investing in more community-based support and housing is the best way to deal with mental health crisis – not sending people in distress to emergency departments or public hospital beds, argues Geoff Harris.
An Adelaide mother who says her suicidal 14-year-old son was repeatedly sent home from the Women’s and Children’s Hospital without adequate treatment has lodged a formal complaint and written to the Health Minister demanding more resources for vulnerable children.
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) has backed SA Health whistleblower John Mendoza’s call for a plan to deal with the COVID-prompted crisis in the state’s mental health system.
Today’s breaking news from South Australia, the nation and abroad. The State Government says a new $5.4 million program will help South Australian wineries target new export markets as the sector grapples with the ongoing impact of tariffs from China.