Abbott ‘betrayal’ on mental health, says advocate

LEADING mental health advocate Professor John Mendoza feels “betrayed” by the Abbott government and says its latest mental health announcement makes “FIFA’s efforts to reform look more genuine”.

Professor Mendoza, who sensationally resigned from Australia’s advisory council on mental health in 2010, says the government’s response to the Mental Health Commission’s comprehensive review signals it has “no intention whatsoever to act on mental health”.

Despite the opposition and the Mental Health