Support for those impacted by natural disasters and traumatic events

Whether you are directly or indirectly impacted by a traumatic event, it can bring about a range of stressful thoughts, feelings and behaviours for individuals. This can have a profound effect on the mental health and wellbeing of affected communities, emergency services, first responders and those tasked to assist in the recovery effort.

The following downloadable resource provides some suggestions that may help to support your wellbeing during stressful times.

Resource: Support for individuals and communities following natural disasters

Additional support information and resources

Life in Mind has collated relevant services and resources to support those affected by floods, bushfires, drought and COVID-19.

National crisis support numbers for individuals and communities

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) mental health support

The COVID-19 pandemic is having ongoing impacts for many Australians. Life in Mind has collated resources and information to support your mental health during this time of change.

Bushfire affected communities

Bushfires can have a significant impact on the mental health and wellbeing of affected communities and individuals.

If you or someone you know has been affected by bushfires and needs some extra support, we encourage you to reach out and access the services available.

Flood affected communities

This page provides links to information and resources for communities impacted by flood disasters.

Drought affected communities

Life in Mind provides a collection of Australian suicide prevention services and programs aimed at supporting rural and drought affected communities.