$500,000 for Mental health Scholarships

Mental Health Minister Tanya Davies today announced the funding will be provided to the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) for 280 professional development scholarships for mental health workers and 80 transition to work and study scholarships for people experiencing mental health issues over the next two years.

MHCC welcomes the announcement by the Coalition Government of $500 000 for mental health scholarships. Community mental health services deliver vital support for people with mental health conditions and these scholarships will provide important training and professional development opportunities for mental health  community workers.

Read the full media release from Minister Davies here