Blue Knot Foundation works to improve the lives of Australian adults who are survivors of childhood trauma, including abuse. Blue Knot provides short term phone counselling support, information, resources, tools and workshops to help survivors and loved ones to live better lives.
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.
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.