Australians have experienced symptoms in the past 12 months (ABS, 2022)
Almost half of all Australians have experienced a mental disorder at some time in their life
People may not be receiving support because they:
Are experiencing social isolation.
Are not receiving support from an appropriate mental health service.
Are unsure what services are available to help them.
ACDC Aims to help people by:
Making direct contact with people who are disconnected or isolated.
Providing helpful information and resources.
Helping people to get in contact with support, recovery and prevention services.
ACDC in the Community
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Expression of interest delivery of ACDC Project
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People Connector Capacity Building Project
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