Mission Australia

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Mission Australia is a national Christian charity that provides a range of community services throughout Australia. In 2017–18, Mission Australia employed approximately 2800 staff and 1750 volunteers, and supported more than 119,000 children, young people, adults and elderly people across 461 programs and services. The organisation specialises in the areas of homelessness and housing, families and children, early learning, youth, employment and skills, alcohol and other drugs, disability, mental health, and strengthening communities. James Toomey became CEO in November 2017, succeeding Catherine Yeomans, who served as CEO from March 2014.


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Australian teenagers are reporting increasing rates of psychological distress

A study by Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute has found almost one in four teenagers are now reporting mental health challenges, with rates twice as high in girls and young women.
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