Rethink 2020 - Tasmania's strategic plan for mental health
What is Rethink 2020?
Rethink 2020 is Tasmania’s strategic mental health plan. It is a shared approach to improving mental health outcomes for all Tasmanians. It strengthens the Government’s initial 2015 plan and focuses on new areas.
- suicide prevention
- improving coordination of services for people with severe and complex mental illness
- improving the physical health of people with mental illness
- providing ‘stepped care’ mental health services best suited to a person’s needs.
Rethink 2020 Progress Review and Update 2022-23
This update highlights the progress made in Tasmania under the Rethink Implementation Plan 2022-23. It reflects engagement with individuals with lived experience of mental illness, those who have experienced suicidal distress, caregivers, families, friends, priority population groups, peak bodies and service providers. The report outlines achievements in implementing Rethink 2020 Reform Directions (1-10) and Tasmanian Suicide Prevention Strategy Priority Actions (1-5).
Read the Update in conjunction with:
- Rethink 2020 State Plan 2020-2025
- Rethink 2020 Implementation Plan 2022
- Rethink 2020 Implementation Plan 2023-24
Rethink 2020 Implementation Plan 2023-24
The Rethink 2020 Implementation Plan 2023-24 outlines the goals, priority areas and activities planned for the next 12 months. The Implementation Plan has been developed by the Tasmanian Department of Health, Primary Health Tasmania, and the Mental Health Council of Tasmania, with input from key stakeholders.
Read the Implementation Plan in conjunction with Rethink 2020 State Plan 2020-2025.
Who is involved?
The Implementation Plan is a collaboration between:
It is endorsed by the Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Leadership Group.
Other partners and stakeholders:
- Mental Health Lived Experience Tasmania
- Mental Health Families and Friends Tasmania
- Tasmanian Health Service
- National Disability Insurance Agency