Resources for health professionals treating veterans with common mental health disorders.

Provider support:
  • DVA Provider number - 1800 550 457 
  • Centenary of ANZAC Centre - case guidance & support 1800 838 777 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm (AEST))

Post discharge GP health assessment

DVA has funded the development of a specifically designed screening tool to help GPs identify and diagnose the early onset of physical and/or mental health problems among former serving ADF members.

Post discharge GP health assessment

Professional development

Improve your understanding of the veteran experience and common mental health issues

Access webinars, courses and programs


Assessment and treatment

Recommended treatment for common mental health issues specific to veterans

Recommended assessment and treatment plans

Depression | Anxiety | PTSD | Substance use | Complex cases

Client resources 

Information and web resources that may be useful when working with veterans who are experiencing symptoms of common mental health problems

Resources and information tools to give to veterans 

Depression | Anxiety | PTSD | Substance use | Relationships | General resources

About veterans

Defence personnel are regularly put in harm's way and can be exposed to traumatic situations.

Understanding the veteran experience and the effect on families

Claiming payments from DVA

Veterans may present a White or Gold DVA Health Card

How to claim the cost of treatment back from DVA