At Ease has been developed to improve veterans' mental health by raising awareness and understanding of how and where to seek help, and encouraging veterans to take action to optimise their health and wellbeing.
iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android - A tool to be used to assist people learn about and manage the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Alcohol is just part of the mix in a healthy lifestyle. The Right Mix has helpful information on health and alcohol issues relevant to the veteran community.
You may now be out of the Australian Defence Force, but you can still stay in touch. The Touchbase website has information and links that can help you in civilian life, from jobs and finances to health and well-being.
Eligible veterans, current and former serving members and their families can access an extensive range of benefits and services provided by the Department of Veterans' Affairs.
The Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) provides counselling and group programs to Australian veterans, peacekeepers and their families. It is a specialised, free and confidential Australia-wide service. Call 1800 011 046 to arrange an interview.
Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) factsheet explaining what to do when you change your address and what happens to your payments from DVA.
http://factsheets.dva.gov.au/factsheets/documents/IS78 Change of Address.htm
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) assists the Department of Veterans' Affairs in studies investigating the health of veterans. Veterans' health provides information and links to these health studies.
The transition from a military-focussed lifestyle to civilian life can pose different challenges over a number of years for some ex-service personnel, their families and friends. The self-care strategies and tools offered via the Wellbeing Toolbox are general in nature so anyone can benefit from them.