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Mental health support and education more important than ever

18 August 2021 Some of the most esteemed experts and researchers in mental health and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder from around Australia and the world will take to the virtual stage next week as part of the second FearLess National Conversation on PTSD. To be held virtually across two days…...

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National Conversation on PTSD to be made available to all Australians for free

Wednesday, 28 July 2021  With millions of Australians in lockdown as states battle to contain the Delta strain of COVID-19, significant concerns continue to emerge over the increase, and evolving impact, of mental illness and PTSD in the community. At this difficult time for many individuals, national not-for- profit organisation,…...

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Changing the narrative around PTSD through Post Traumatic Growth

Friday 28th May, 2021 After 35 years in the Australia Air Force, including a harrowing peace keeping mission in Rwanda, Air Vice-Marshal (Ret.) Professor Tracy Smart AO has an intimate understanding of Post Traumatic Stress. However if the circumstances are right, Professor Smart believes it is possible to avoid the…...

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National Conversation to highlight “PTSD in an era of trauma”

Monday 8th March 2021 As the mental health of Australians continues to be affected in the wake of recent bushfires, drought, and a global pandemic, one national not-for-profit advocacy group is stepping up to ensure the conversation around Post Traumatic Stress Disorder continues. Following the success of its inaugural National…...

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Inaugural FearLess National Conversation on PTSD Communique

The inaugural FearLess National Conversation on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) was held at the Sunshine Coast Events Centre  in Caloundra (Qld) from Wednesday 21st to Friday 23rd August 2019. The FearLess Conversation brought together people who have PTSD and those who live with and care for them. It also brought…...

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Tackling the wider problem of trauma

As chief of defence from 1998 to 2002, Barrie played an integral part in deploying soldiers to Afghanistan and Iraq, post-9/11. But it was after he left the role and the demployments continued, often with the same group of soldiers over and over again, he knew it was impossible for…...

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Starting a National Conversation on PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

With upwards of a million people in Australia suffering PTSD, and upwards of 3 million people living with people experiencing PTSD on a daily basis, PTSD is a national problem in Australia which requires a national response....

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Mount Kiera Challenge

Fearless teamed up with the Mount Kiera Challenge to raise $5000 to assist those with PTSD. A huge shout out to the Illawarra Community for helping to reach our fundraising goal. Thanks you to all the fundraisers, teams, individual, clubs, fitness group, organisations, sponsors, supporters but most of all a…...

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Sunshine Coast PTSD Conversation, Caloundra

With upwards of a million people in Australia suffering it, and upwards of 3 million people living with people experiencing PTSD on a daily basis, PTSD is a national problem which requires a national response. The Fearless Conference seeks to initiate a national conversation on PTSD and explore with participants…...

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When Helping Hurts: PTSD in First Responders

Click here to read about this completed project...

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