Fact sheet: Mental health services for people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds

Details of currently funded mental health services for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds.

Page last updated: 03 September 2018

Fact sheet: Mental health services for people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds (PDF 73 KB)
Fact sheet: Mental health services for people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds (Word 33 KB)

Introduction

  • People from a CALD background have a significantly lower level of access to mental health care and support in the wider community.
  • This results in much greater responsibility being placed on family members without adequate support and education.<>/li>
  • The government funds a range of mental health services and programmes for people from CALD backgrounds.

Page last reviewed: 14 August 2014


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