Fantastic Support Service information collated by Alice for bush fire affected families.

If you are looking for support services available near you, check the links we have attached, offering a range of support for bushfire affected families. It is so important to reach out for help and discuss how you are feeling with others. Social and professional connections make all the difference. Don’t think how you feel is any less important than those around you. We all deserve to feel like we are processing this awful situation and have strategies for moving forward. Reach out and look after yourself well.


SENSW PHN information

https://www.coordinare.org.au/assets/Uploads/Bushfire-support-A4.pdf


Preparing psychologically for the threat of bushfires https://www.psychology.org.au/getmedia/82397cc9-63c1-4f8c-866c-db0c378b05ea/Psychological-preparedness-bushfires.pdf


Preparing children for the threat of bushfires and helping those who have been impacted https://www.psychology.org.au/getmedia/5c0d043b-11b4-467e-be7c-f56743b366b0/Preparing-children-for-the-threat-of-bushfires.pdf


Government mental health support – outlines the government’s response to the recent bushfire events https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2020/01/mental-health-support-for-australians-affected-by-the-2019-20-bushfires-mental-health-support-for-australians-affected-by-the-2019-20-bushfires_0.pdf


Protecting yourself and others from the impact of bushfire smoke https://rsph.anu.edu.au/phxchange/communicating-science/how-protect-yourself-and-others-bushfire-smoke


Useful skills for bushfire recovery – this information provides general psychological strategies to help people to cope and recover after bushfires.

Helpful thinking https://www.psychology.org.au/getmedia/59f4ada6-9595-4d8a-943e-4d6500184710/Bushfire-recovery-helpful-thinking.pdf

Social connections https://www.psychology.org.au/getmedia/0166e8d9-a1de-463a-8c89-a36923389838/Bushfire-recovery-social-connections.pdf

Taking time for pleasurable activities https://www.psychology.org.au/getmedia/906426c1-1af2-4ce4-a810-cacc2c985e4c/Bushfire-recovery-pleasurable-activities.pdf

Managing emotional distress https://www.psychology.org.au/getmedia/e93bf7c6-0c34-4719-aa2f-c5dd4c12edd0/Bushfire-recovery-managing-emotional-distress.pdf

Problem-solving https://www.psychology.org.au/getmedia/2fbb42c5-1129-48be-9b71-a0f757d830ee/Bushfire-recovery-useful-tips.pdf


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