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.
 

Information for Workers 

Emergency Services PTSD - police

PTSD & emergency services

The positive impact of exercise to help improve symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

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Recovery after trauma guides

Recovery after trauma guides

Information for when workers need it most. Guides for paramedics, firefighters, police, health professionals and workers, developed with Phoenix Australia.

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Improving your mental health through exercise

Improve your mental health through exercise and watch six videos to help you work it out and move for mental.

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Benefits of exercise in supporting PTSD - emergency services - firefighters

Benefits of exercise in supporting PTSD

Breaking down barriers to support recovery from PTSD through exercise. 

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Information for Clinicians

PTSD guidelines

Diagnosis and treatment of PTSD in emergency service workers, written by nine of Australia’s leading PTSD experts. 

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PTSD expert guidelines: a clinicians summary

Clinician’s summary: PTSD expert guidelines

Designed to provide clinicians with an overview of the expert guidelines to help with the management of psychologically injured emergency service workers.

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