Mindgardens - Addressing the key medical challenge of the 21st century

The financial cost of mental health, tobacco, alcohol and other drug problems equates to over 50% of health expenditure. This burden is growing rapidly due to population growth and ageing.

The economic cost of mental illness will increase 6 fold over the next 30 years. This growth will challenge the entire economy, reduce productivity and have a major impact on the quality of life of all citizens.

Read about Mindgardens Ground Breaking response to the challenge  →

Mindgardens the challenge

The number of people
with Dementia

900,000

is now tripling.

will be affected

Australians

by 2050

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Suicide is our

#1 cause
of death

in Australians

aged 15-44

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An estimated

12.7%

0f 16-24 year olds

have a
substance
use disorder

in Australia

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The burden of

38%

mental & substance
use disorders

increased by

between 1990 and 2010
internationally

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Of Australians aged 16-85

1 in 5

will have experienced

a mental illness

last year