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NDIS & Mental Health

This was the topic for discussion at the annual Queensland Mental Health Week forum hosted by

Dr Dennis Young AM, Kim Koop and Craig Stanley-Jones

Aftercare and Drug ARM at the New Farm Uniting Church.

The speaker this year was Kim Koop, CEO from VICSERV who ‘told the story’ of the impact of the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme of the provision of mental health services in the Barwon launch site and the paper which followed to enable the Victorian Government and stakeholders to understand the implications of full scheme roll out on the Victorian mental health service system.

You can read the full report findings here. (Here is linked to – http://www.vicserv.org.au/national-issues/national-disability-insurance-scheme/learn-and-build-in-barwon)

The event was attended by a range of community service leaders from community and allied health sectors

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