Veterans

Supporting the mental health of Vietnam veterans

Vietnam Veterans Day on 18th August is an opportunity to focus on how we can support the mental health of the 60,000 Australians who were…

Research improves treatment outcomes for veterans

Research and trials are an important part of Phoenix Australia and the Anzac Centre. Worldwide, researchers are looking for new ways to help veterans who…

Using work to help heal mental illness

The right type of employment can be an important step towards recovery for veterans experiencing mental illness. Traditional rehabilitation models use a ‘train and place’…

From the Navy to the corporate world

Emma Sharrock successfully transitioned from the Royal Australian Navy to running her own change management business. Her message to veterans considering the transition: Know the…

Collaborating with ESOs to support veteran mental health

On 29 April, the Centenary of Anzac Centre hosted more than 60 people from a range of ex-service organisations (ESOs) for a day of networking,…

Evidence-based practice – Why does it matter?

How can evidence-based practice and care help practitioners and the veteran community – and what exactly is it? Dr Mark Hinton describes evidence-based practice in…

The legacy of the Anzacs

Anzac Day is one of Australia’s most revered national occasions, marking the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand…

Passing on the skills

Jane Pool has learned a lot during almost two decades of working with veterans and their families – including the importance of educating families and…

Preparing veterans for Anzac Day

People interpret Anzac Day differently. They’ll have different relationships to it and different levels of how much they want to be involved. So, if you…

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