The Mental Health Council of Australia background paper of July 2010 notes that the use of primary care services may increase access and reduce stigma, but there is a potential for community care to be associated exclusively with primary care when 'not all community-based or 'non-hospital' mental health services provide primary care' (MHCA 2010: 3).
What does MHCA stand for?
MHCA stands for Mental Health Council of Australia
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- Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II
- Major Histocompatibility Complex Class 1
- Class I Major Histocompatibility Complex
- Myosin II Heavy-Chain-Specific Protein Kinase C
- Myosin Heavy Chain 1
- Manitoba Heavy Construction Association
- Mary Help Christians Academy (Catholic preparatory school; North Haledon, NJ)
- Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts (Annapolis, MD)
- Masters in Health Care Administration (degree)
- Mental Health Council of Arkansas
- Missouri Health Care Association
- Moderate Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest
- Modified Historic Cost Accounting
- Managed Health Care Advisory Committee (Iowa and Texas)
- Mary Harrison Cultural Arts Center (Owings, Maryland)
- Mental Health Chemical Abuse and Dependency Services Division (Seattle, WA)
- Mount Holyoke College Art Museum (South Hadley, MA)
- Mental Health Crisis Bed (California)
- Mile High Community Band (Denver, CO)
- Mixed Hockey Club Boxmeer (Netherlands)
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In particular, reports by the Mental Health Council of Australia were widely distributed and had a major impact.
They have been widely cited by advocacy groups (for example, Council to Homeless Persons 2005: 3-4; Homelessness NSW 2007), and they are also cited approvingly in the policy literature (Department of Human Services (Vic) 2002; Mental Health Council of Australia 2009).
In addition, Not for Service was a major report from the Mental Health Council of Australia (2005) which provided evidence of how mental health services throughout the country were still inadequate, despite the years of reform under the National Mental Health Strategy (see also Hickie et al.
According to Sebastian Rosenberg, deputy chief executive of the Mental Health Council of Australia, the discrepancy between the burden of disease and its level of funding makes it the poor cousin of the health service generally.
The Australian General Practice Net work, Public Health Association of Australia, Catholic Health Australia, Medicines Australia and the Mental Health Council of Australia also support Labor's plan.