In this submission, NTCOSS discusses the benefits of investing in mental health services and key considerations for the NT context including:

  • Human rights and the broader benefits of mental health services
  • The burden of disease and high levels of social disadvantage in the NT
  • Remoteness and economic participation in remote communities
  • Aboriginal people
  • Aboriginal Controlled Mental Health Programs and Services
  • Inequity of funding
  • Young people and mental health
  • Youth justice, child protection and mental health
  • Domestic and Family Violence and Mental Health