The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was created within the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs in 1989, in response to a Congressional mandate to address the needs of veterans with military-related PTSD.
Promotes recovery for the 15 million Australians affected by trauma. We do this by working with individuals, organisations and the community to understand, prevent, and recover from the potential adverse effects of trauma. Phoenix Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation with an affiliation with the University of Melbourne
STTARS is a non-government, non-profit organisation incorporated in South Australia in 1991 which assists people who have experienced torture, war or trauma related to refugee experience.
ASeTTS is a non profit, non government organisation which provides treatment and support to people who have been tortured or traumatized by violent conflicts. Many of our clients are recent arrivals to Australia, although our services are available to all survivors whatever the length of their residence in Australia has been.
Towards a systematic approach for the treatment rehabilitation of torture and trauma survivors in exile
Jorge Aroche & Mariano Coello, STARTTS, NSW, Australia, 1994
This paper explores and discusses the complex interaction between the psychological and psychosocial sequelae of exposure to highly traumatic situations in the context of organised violence, and the stresses and demands of the exile and re-settlement process of refugees.