'It works, it saves lives, it has great outcomes': $37.5m boost for ACT mental health services

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated July 31 2022 - 8:25am, first published July 30 2022 - 11:00pm
ACT Mental Health Minister Emma Davidson. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Expanding mental health services in the ACT means Canberra young people and their families will be better supported earlier on when they need treatment rather than waiting until they have a need for acute treatment, the Mental Health Minister has said.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.