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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.

MENTAL HEALTH DAY

On Mental Health Day, 10 October, remember those affected by trauma. We offer a range of useful resources for those who work with people affected by trauma.

RESEARCH

TREATMENT TRIALS AND STUDIES

RESTORE Trial

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

SOAR trial

SOAR Trial

This trial is testing an attention training task to facilitate readjustment of transitioning ADF personnel.

IMPACT trial

IMPACT Trial

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

Women in therapy

In Their Own Words

This study explores expectations and perceptions of PTSD treatment choices of veterans.

Angry man in therapy

UNPAC Study

This is an innovative study into problem anger and its causes in Australian veterans.

NEWS ROOM

Courts

Fostering staff resilience to support vulnerable children in Victoria’s court system

The men and women working within Victoria’s Children’s Court Family Division are committed to helping some of the state’s most vulnerable children, young people and families.   Their roles are demanding and a series of Government reviews into Victoria’s child…

ACOTS delegates

A rich and diverse program at ACOTS2019

More than 300 delegates enjoyed a rich and diverse program at the 20th Australasian Conference on Traumatic Stress (ACOTS) held in Sydney over three days in September. The theme, Trauma, recovery and growth: Advances in research and practice reflected the…

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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