New housing options for young mentally ill Canberrans

A new supported accommodation service has opened in Canberra for young people with a mental illness. Six people aged between 18 and 25 will be able to receive live-in care at a suburban house in Kambah as part of a Step-up, Step-down program. ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher says the service is aimed at early intervention and helping people avoid a hospital stay. Read more here and read the media release from the ACT Government here.

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Wednesday, 06 March 2013