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Budget : Mental Health

Mary Wooldridge



The Hon Mary Wooldridge MP


Geelong Hospital’s new, state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit (ICU) will provide patients with critical care services, expert staff and equipment to treat life-threatening conditions from next week.

The Victorian Coalition Government will invest an extra $171 million over the next four years in the 2014-15 Victorian State Budget to better support Victorians with a mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction, Minister for Mental Health Mary Wooldridge said today.
 
The Victorian Coalition Government will spend an additional $70 million next year to better support Victorians with a mental illness or drug and alcohol addiction, Minister for Mental Health Mary Wooldridge said today.
 

A record $1.14 billion for mental health in the 2012-13 Victorian Budget will provide better access to mental health services across the state, Mental Health Minister Mary Wooldridge said today.

A record $146.4 million investment in alcohol and drug initiatives in the 2012-13 Victorian Budget will help kick-start reforms in the treatment sector, Mental Health Minister Mary Wooldridge said today.

Victorians with a mental illness will be able to access improved and integrated hospital and community-based mental health care services under the Victorian Coalition Government’s $104.8 million investment in mental health.

The Victorian Coalition Government is investing $188 million in new funding for improved prevention and treatment services to reduce the harm that alcohol and drugs cause in the community.