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    Diet and mental health

    Watch and learn with Dietitian Dr. Scott Teasdale PhD, as he explains what happens to you and ways to manage your diet to help you on a path to a healthier life.

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    People's story

    Owning your injury – Chris and Robyn’s story

    Chris’s life changed in an instant when he was involved in a serious car accident while on the job as an arborist.

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    Video

    First Appointment videos

    The First Appointment videos help you be mentally and physically prepared to start treatment with a psychologist, psychiatrist and exercise physiologist.

  4. Article
    Article

    What happens when my partner is in inpatient care?

    Inpatient care involves admission to hospital. It is recommended for people who are extremely ill or who have complex care needs and are unlikely to receive the support they nee...

  5. Article
    Article

    How to cope with First Responder Mental Illness

    Coping with your first responder partner’s mental illness or mental health involves supporting your loved one while also looking after yourself and your family.

  6. Article
    Article

    What does the word 'trigger' actually mean?

    Talk about PTSD often involves some mention of the phrase ‘trigger’ but if you are not experiencing PTSD yourself, it can be difficult to understand how this works and what it m...

  7. Article
    Article

    Why is my loved one drinking more?

    In the Beyondblue Answering the Call report, it was identified that emergency service workers had high rates of alcohol consumption and this was higher in those who were likely ...

  8. Article
    Article

    Why is my loved one so angry?

    Anger is a common reaction for many who have experienced a traumatic incident.

  9. Article
    Article

    Finding out more about your loved one's recovery

    Recovery from some physical and psychological injuries can be lengthy. You will probably have a lot of questions. Some of them will relate to the injury itself, what is it, what...

  10. Article
    Article

    What is PTSD? How did my loved one get it?

    For some people their loved one telling them they have PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) may come as a shock, for others they may have anticipated this was coming after noti...

  11. Article
    Article

    What is Trauma?

    Sometimes people refer to ‘the trauma’ of seeing or experiencing something, and other times we might hear trauma used to describe the injury itself.

  12. Article
    Article

    How can I understand what is happening with my loved one's mental health condition?

    As a partner or family member you know your loved one better than anyone, including their doctor or psychologist but that doesn’t always mean you can read their mind and know wh...

  13. Article
    Article

    How can I encourage my loved one to get help?

    It’s hard to watch a loved one struggle with their emotions and mental health. If you are fighting more, feel that they aren’t being as attentive or loving as they used to be, o...

  14. Article
    Article

    What is a safety plan? Why am I being asked to participate?

    A safety plan describes the steps that need to be taken to keep your loved one safe. It is often suggested by a treating psychologist or psychiatrist for people who are experien...

  15. Article
    Article

    "What happened to Dad/Mum?" Explaining psychological injury to your kids

    Your loved one may be feeling like their psychological injury is a constant topic. As part of their recovery they may be talking with their Doctor, Psychologist, Case Manager, R...

  16. Article
    Article

    What does outpatient care mean?

    Outpatient care consists of scheduled appointments that a person attends while they continue to reside in their usual home. Your loved one will still receive care from their psy...

  17. Video
    Video

    Spotlight: Pain after an injury

    Musculoskeletal conditions are the leading contributor to disability worldwide, with lower back pain being the single leading cause of disability globally.

  18. Article
    Article

    Back pain is not always a worry

    Many people suffer back pain at some point in their lives, but very rarely is there a serious cause, and most people will recover quickly.

  19. Video
    Video

    Improving your mental health through exercise

    Exercise is one of the best things you can do to preserve mental health or recover from mental illness.

  20. Video
    Video

    Physiotherapist First appointment videos

    The First Appointment videos are to help you be mentally and physically prepared to start treatment with a physiotherapist.

  21. Video
    Video

    Success Stories

    These stories demonstrate that former officers overcome challenges and find fulfilling roles in new careers.

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    Video

    Job Ready

    Former officers have many skills and characteristics that are highly valued by employers and recruiters.

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    Video

    Mell: My decision

    From the age of five years Mell was drawn to action – her favourite character on TV was a female police officer.

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