Both the Coalition and Labor pledge to throw millions more at youth mental health service Headspace, but former clients, social workers and mental health policy experts say the model only helps young people in the "Goldilocks zone".
John Shuttleworth knows how isolating grief can be. But he's finding comfort in an unexpected place: a wellness centre at a cemetery.
When Health Minister Greg Hunt refused to condemn political discussions on gay conversion therapy, people who endured such treatments were shocked. They say attempts to 'cure' their same-sex attraction have caused life-long pain.