Doubt cast over Better Access ‘success story’

A REPORT trumpeting the success of the $1 billion-plus Better Access mental health program has failed to win over many experts, despite a rise in the number of Australians accessing psychological care.

Evaluation of the program shows more than two million Australians have received Better Access services since it started in late 2006.

“This groundbreaking program has done more than meet initial expectations – it is now one of the success stories in mental health,” Australian