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Winter reading list



Over the year, the team at the Practitioner Support Service have been talking to practitioners across Australia about veteran mental health topics. As well as providing access to useful resources, the team will often suggest a book or webinar for additional information. We’ve put together a selection of these resources for you to read, listen and view.

Read, listen and view

Why Are You So Scared? A child’s book about parents with PTSD By Beth Andrews 

On Eggshells and Through Minefields. Living with the Psychological Effects of Trauma By Moira Healy

Eavesdrop on clinical experts from the Centenary of Anzac Centre as they consider a challenging case presentation about a veteran struggling with mental health issues.

SBS Insight – Coming Home From War

In conversation: Professor Mark Creamer and Scientia Professor Richard Bryant – Current Veteran Mental Health Research Agenda

Shout Out – Everyone has a Story 

Online resources

Phoenix Australia – guidelines to help identify risk factors

At Ease – helpful information on the understanding the veteran experience and military culture

Open Arms – counselling services to the families and children (including adult children) of veterans.

Department of Veterans Affairs – Transition and Wellbeing Research Program

Quick Link 1
View current Australian treatment research to improve veteran mental health.

Quick Link 2
Ask an Expert – do you have a question relating to PTSD?