The Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture provides services to people of refugee backgrounds in Victoria who have experienced torture or other traumatic events in their country of origin or while fleeing those countries.
ABC News 24's Kumi Taguchi goes inside the PTSD healing process.This article was published as part of the ABC's Mental As initiative.
This booklet is designed to help parents and caregivers to understand why and how children might react to traumatic experiences and to help them respond to the needs of children at various stages of development.
The Raising Children Network provides a guide to helping children directly following a traumatic event.
The Trauma and Grief Network offers a number of valuable resources to help caregivers understand and respond to the diverse needs of children and adolescents experiencing trauma, loss and/or grief.
The Department of Veteran's Affairs site examines post traumatic stress disorder as it relates to armed service personnel. The site explains the problems brought on by PTSD as well as treatments available and where veterans can go to get help.
The support of family and friends is critical when someone is coming to terms with a traumatic event. There is a lot you can do to help the person who has been affected. Phoenix Australia has some helpful advice on offering support.