Treatments that DVA offers to veterans as well has resources to give clients.

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

Factsheets

Self-help resources

Online programs

  • Mental Health Online: a CBT-based online treatment program for PTSD that is offered as either self-help for no cost or therapist-assisted for a fee.
  • 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.

Mobile device apps

  • DVA PSTD Coach Australia: DVA PSTD Coach Australia: includes CBT strategies to assist self-management of PTSD symptoms. Available for Apple and Android products, and for free, on iOS App Store and Google Play.
  • PE Coach mobile device app: designed to support prolonged exposure treatment for PTSD. Available for Apple and Android products, and for free, on iOS App Store and Google Play.
  • 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.

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

  • Australian PTSD and ASD guidelines and information for consumers (including children and teenagers) are available from Phoenix Australia