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The following information and web resources may be useful when working with veterans who are experiencing symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Factsheets

  • This detailed summary handout (PDF) link opens a new window can be provided to veterans to help them engage in treatment.
  • For more general information on anxiety to provide to veterans who are concerned about their mental health, but have not yet engaged in treatment, see At Ease for veterans website.

Self-help resources

Online programs

  • High Res website: Offers a range of interactive tools, self-help resources and videos that helps serving and ex-serving ADF members and their families manage stress and build resilience.
  • Anxiety Online: a CBT-based 12-week online treatment program for PTSD that is offered as either self-help for no cost or therapist-assisted for a fee.

Mobile device apps

  • PE Coach mobile device app: designed to support prolonged exposure treatment for PTSD, and available for Apple and Android products.
  • High Res app: Offers a range of interactive tools, self-help resources and videos that helps serving and ex-serving ADF members and their families manage stress and build resilience.  Available for free, on iOS App Store and Google Play.
  • DVA PSTD Coach Australia: includes CBT strategies to assist self-management of PTSD symptoms, and available for Apple and Android products.

Recommended reading and online information

How do I decide which treatment for PTSD to try?

What is Prolonged Exposure (PE) for PTSD?

Consumer and carer guidelines

  • An updated version of the Australian guidelines, for the treatment of acute stress disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder, is now available and also includes treatment for both children and teenagers.

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