All health services ensure the physical, sexual and psychological safety of the people who use them. We call on any future government to commit to working with consumers, family and friends, the workforce and service providers to build a mental health system and services that can keep people safe. Read more
A mental health sector that can only treat people in crisis will continue to struggle. Investment in community mental health and preventative services that are accessible to the 90,000 Victorians who need them is vital. We call upon parties that would form government to detail their plans for a fully rounded and effective mental health sector. Read more
Tandem believes that a mental health system should support the relationships of consumers and family and friends as they work towards recovery. We call on any party that seeks to form government to outline their plan to work with those with lived experience, the workforce and peak bodies to facilitate this change. Read more
Providing support for someone shouldn’t come at a huge cost to family and friends, financially, socially, emotionally or physically. Any mental health system must include pathways for tailored services to enable family and friends to continue providing support while also living an active life. Read more
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