A “fact checker” responds in The Conversation to a statement by a senior Australian politician describing the government’s supportive employment initiative as a “prescription” for young people struggling with mental health problems. Some had criticized the politician for having a “simplistic” view of mental health treatment.
“But as it happens, there is quite a bit of research supporting what the Minister said,” begins the fact checker.
FactCheck: Is a job a prescription for a young person with mental health issues? (The Conversation, June 30, 2015)