Helpful Resources

Some links are provided here to other DVA websites that you might find helpful.

TouchBase, a ‘one-stop shop’ of information and contacts for ex-service personnel.

At Ease, is a website designed to help you or someone you know recognise signs of mental health problems and to act to improve and maintain health and wellbeing.

The Right Mix, is a website designed to help you find the right balance with your drinking. Have a play with the standard drink tool. The consumption calculator might be an eye-opener!
Tip sheets

Drinking too much or other drug use (including prescribed medications) pdf
Low Mood pdf
Feelings of Anxiety pdf
Intense Anger and Aggression pdf
Strained Relationships pdf
Poor Sleep pdf
Loss and Grief pdf
Recognising and Managing Posttraumatic Stress Reactions pdf

How can I get further help?

Talk to your local doctor. He or she can help you to decide what assistance you need and arrange appropriate care.

Call 1800 011 046 (24 hours) VVCS – Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service
Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service

The VVCS – Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service provides counselling and group programs to Australian veterans, peacekeepers and their families. It is a specialised, free and confidential Australia-wide service.

VVCS staff are qualified psychologists or social workers with experience in working with veterans, peacekeepers and their families. They can provide a wide range of treatments and programs for war and service-related mental health conditions including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)