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Improving treatment options for sleep problems and PTSD

Sleep difficulties contribute to poor quality of life and frequently accompany mental health problems, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Poor sleep is both a risk factor for development of PTSD, as well as being aggravated by PTSD symptoms. Two studies conducted by Phoenix Australia, one completed and one under development, provide practitioners who treat people…

What are the latest developments in veteran and military mental health?

Professor Richard Bryant, Scientia Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales, shares his thoughts and insights. Professor Richard Bryant…

Harnessing technology for mental health

I have long believed that technology offers a way of reaching people with mental health problems, improving their experience and the effectiveness of treatment, as…

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…

Meet Jane Pool

Our Practitioner Support Service team includes veteran mental health experts from a range of disciplines. Here, we introduce Jane Pool, Consultant Mental Health Social Worker…

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…

Working Better Together

Join mental health practitioners from across Australia to network, share knowledge and resources, and learn about mental health collaboration at the inaugural MHPN Online Conference:…

Collaboration for change

Joe Ruzek, former Director of the Dissemination and Training Division of the US Department of Veterans Affairs National Center for PTSD, has a longstanding respect…

Meet Jane Nursey, Director of the Practitioner Support Service

I hope we are spreading the word about the professional benefits and satisfaction that are part of working with veterans, because when you work with…

GPs leading holistic veteran care

GPs are the centre of the wheel in the management of a patient.” – Dr Phil Parker, Consultant GP for the Anzac Centre Dr Phil…

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