'Landmark' mental health deal to pour $38 million into ACT services

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
March 26 2022 - 6:00pm
ACT Mental Health Minister Emma Davidson is pleased the bilateral agreement will fast-track new and expanded mental health programs. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Mental health and suicide prevention services will get a $38 million boost at a time when many Canberrans are suffering from mental distress.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au

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