Socio-economic disadvantage and resource distribution for mental health care; a model proposal and example application for Victoria, Australia

The attached pre-print (working paper) paper describes an application of available epidemiological evidence in guiding the adjustment of mental health resources to areas. Described with an illustrative application in Victoria, Australia. We have also provided our research data as a supplementary spreadsheet to showcase our analytic approach (the spreadsheet cam also easily be adapted to calculate mental health resource adjustments in other states and territories, or nationally).