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National Centre for Excellence
in Posttraumatic Mental Health

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The legacy of the Anzacs

The significance of Anzac Day
in the words of Sir Angus Houston

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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

Don’t miss a rare opportunity to attend a Cognitive Processing Therapy masterclass in Australia with world leading expert Professor Patricia Resick.

ADVICE LINE

Do you work with flood affected Queenslanders who are showing signs of distress or mental health problems? Contact the Queensland Floods Practitioner Advice Line on Mental Health

RESEARCH

CURRENT TREATMENT TRIALS

RESTORE Trial

This research is investigating one of the most effective treatments for PTSD – prolonged exposure.

SOAR trial

SOAR Trial

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

NEWS ROOM

TrackSafe

A best practice framework for rail trauma

TrackSAFE and Phoenix Australia have been collaborating to ensure the mental health of rail industry workers is supported by best practice trauma management approaches. The resulting national trauma management framework and flexibly delivered training program have received industry-wide endorsement.  …

Hands

The trauma of the Sri Lankan attack and how to support others

The wave of bombings that killed hundreds of people in Sri Lanka over the last few days, including two Australians, has brought new suffering to a country still haunted by a decades-long civil war and a history of suicide bombs.…

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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