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National Centre for Excellence
in Posttraumatic Mental Health

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New satellite offices

Now open in
Canberra, Adelaide, Sydney and Brisbane

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Centenary of Anzac Centre

Improving the mental
health of veterans

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Recovery Online

New online resource
for people affected by trauma

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TRAINING

Do you help people recover from trauma? Learn the skills to provide practical, effective support and treatment. Register for one of our training programs in August.

ACOTS2019

Early bird registrations have been extended until 12 July for the 20th Australasian Conference on Traumatic Stress, exploring trauma, recovery and growth.

RESEARCH

CURRENT TREATMENT TRIALS

RESTORE Trial

This research is investigating a version of one of the most effective treatments for PTSD.

SOAR trial

SOAR Trial

This trial is testing an attention training task to facilitate readjustment and reduce problems.

IMPACT trial

IMPACT Trial

This study is evaluating how two well-known psychological treatments for PTSD can improve quality of life.

NEWS ROOM

Waves

Delivering life-saving mental health programs

Lifesavers give up their time to help others but it is an unfortunate reality that most will be involved in a critical incident at some point.   While performing their duties and ensuring safety on our beaches, lifesavers will often…

PTSD Awareness Day

27 of June is PTSD Awareness Day

The day was designated to raise awareness for this disorder in the hope that when more people know about the condition, more people who suffer from it will get proper treatment. In Australia, the day is recognised by the Department…

RESOURCES

PTSD GUIDELINES

The Australian Guidelines for the Treatment of Acute
Stress Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder.

PAYING OUR RESPECTS

Australia has seen more than its fair share of disaster and trauma. We are a land prone to natural disasters; we have a long and proud military history; we have suffered acts of mass violence. We acknowledge the pain and suffering, but also the courage and resilience, of the Indigenous and new Australians affected by these events.

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