Resources for workers and clinicians to help protect emergency service workers from the impacts of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and psychological injuries.
Our nationally-relevant, officially endorsed videos, guides, and articles have been developed through collaborations with organisations including NSW Police, NSW Fire and Rescue, the Black Dog Institute and Phoenix Australia: Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health.
Emergency services personnel with work-related psychological injuries like PTSD now benefit from better support than ever before.
Watch these videos for tips on protecting your mental health and supporting recovery. Read our articles and use our guides on best-practice treatments for PTSD among emergency service workers.
Work it out - PTSD & emergency services
Physical activity plays an important role not only in maintaining mental wellbeing but managing the symptoms of mental injury, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
First Appointment videos
The First Appointment videos help you be mentally and physically prepared to start treatment with a psychologist, psychiatrist and exercise physiologist.
Recovery after Trauma Guides
Find information and support for exposure to traumatic events with EML’s Recovery After Trauma booklets
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.
EML’s world-first guidelines continue to help emergency service workers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
PTSD expert guidelines: a clinicians summary
For clinicians of emergency service workers with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This summary of the expert guidelines gives you the gold-standard in diagnosis and treatm...
Delivering leading treatments for PTSD in emergency services
In Australia, there are approximately 80,000 full time emergency services personnel who play a critical role in protecting and helping people and communities in need.
Black Dog Institute
A not-for-profit which is internationally recognised as a pioneer in the identification, prevention and treatment of mental illnesses, and the promotion of well-being.
Exercise & Sports Science Australia
A professional organisation which is committed to establishing, promoting and defending the career paths of tertiary trained exercise and sports science practitioners.