Opinion

Jenna Price | National response to suicide prevention needs a shakeup

Jenna Price
Updated May 10 2023 - 2:32pm, first published May 7 2023 - 5:30am

There could not be a worse time for the National Mental Health Commission to be in disarray - but here we are. Rates of suicide are again on the rise after a brief pause during the pandemic, Australians are experiencing soaring rates of psychological distress - and we can't even get to see general practitioners for help because there are too many of us and not enough of them.

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Jenna Price

Jenna Price is a Canberra Times columnist and a visiting fellow at the Australian National University.

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