The Queensland Floods Practitioner Advice Line on Mental Health
The Queensland Floods Practitioner Advice Line on Mental Health was temporarily set up to provide advice and support for all people working directly with flood affected Queenslanders. We are no longer taking enquiries but we still have available for download a range of useful tip sheets for mental health recovery after a disaster.
Resources for download:
The following customised tip sheets were developed for practitioners and other helpers working with flood-impacted people.
- Practitioner Tips for providing practical and emotional support
- Practitioner Tip Sheet for Children and Adolescents after a natural disaster
- Practitioner Self-care Tip Sheet after a natural disaster
- Other resources are available on our Fact Sheets and Booklets page
For people affected by trauma:
- Parent Tip Sheet for supporting children and teenagers
- Other informative Fact Sheets & Booklets can be found here
For teachers assisting students:
- Teacher Tip Sheet for supporting students after a natural disaster
For managers supporting staff:
- Manager Tip Sheet for supporting staff after a natural disaster
Resources from our partners, the Royal Flying Doctor Service:
- Western Alliance for Mental Health Cloncurry Shire Fact Sheet
- Western Alliance for Mental Health McKinlay Shire Fact Sheet
- Western Alliance for Mental Health Richmond & Flinders Shire Fact Sheet
- Western Alliance for Mental Health Winton Shire Fact Sheet
- Western Alliance for Mental Health Five Shires Fact Sheet
Please note: Phoenix Australia does not provide direct clinical care.
If you are a member of the community directly affected by the Queensland floods, and require counselling and support, please visit the NQ Connect website or call them on 1300 059 625.
If you are in an emergency, or at immediate risk of harm to yourself or others call 000, Lifeline 13 11 14, Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467, or Kids Helpline 1800 551 800.