We do however:
A founding principle of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is that:
“People with disability should be supported to participate in and contribute to social and economic life to the extent of their ability” – Section 4 NDIS Act 2013.
Under the NDIS, recovery means a person is able to achieve an optimal state of personal, social and emotional wellbeing while living with a mental health condition.
The NDIS is designed to support people with disability to increase their independence and fully participate in community and working life.
People who meet the NDIS access criteria are known as NDIS participants. People with long-term disability resulting from a mental health condition may be able to become NDIS participants.
To become an NDIS participant, you must:
If you have a mental health condition and want to access the NDIS, you must meet the above criteria and provide evidence that: