We are the Australian National Centre of Excellence
in Posttraumatic Mental Health
Supporting bushfire recovery
Training available in regional locations
to frontline workers
Treatment trials and studies
This study is evaluating how two well-known psychological treatments for PTSD can improve quality of life. Recruitment is open for first responders and veterans. Community member recruitment has paused.
Moral Injury Study
This study is seeking to better understand the impacts of moral injury on ex-serving members of the ADF. No longer recruiting.
This research is investigating a version of prolonged exposure, one of the most effective treatments for PTSD. No longer recruiting.
PTSD is the most common mental health disorder after depression, but it’s often left undiagnosed and untreated. Read more.
Anniversaries of any traumatic event, such as the Port Arthur massacre, can evoke strong emotions for those with existing mental health conditions. Self-care is important.
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.
Acknowledgment of Country
Phoenix Australia acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and pays respect to all Elders, past and present. We acknowledge continuing connection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to land, water and communities—places of age-old ceremonies, of celebration and renewal—and their unique contribution in the life of these lands.
We are committed to fostering an environment in which the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their fellow Australians is characterised by a deep mutual respect, leading to positive change in our nation’s culture and capacity.
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