APNA bushfire information for primary health care professionals

The Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) has released information for primary health care professionals to assist during the bushfire crisis.

Resources include mental health support and helpline information for each state.

AH&MRC of NSW self-care toolkit

The AH&MRC of NSW has put together a self-care toolkit to support and promote self-care practices to increase overall health and wellbeing.

Australian Association of Practice Management bushfire response

The Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) has provided resources to assist practice managers throughout Australia facing difficulties in the current bushfire crisis.

Plan for an emergency: bushfire resources

The ABC has put together a range of recourses to support you in planning for an emergency, including what to do before, during and after a bushfire.

ACRRM support for college members

The Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM) has provided information and resourses for its college members affected by the bushfires.

Nepean Blue Mountains PHN bushfire support resources

Nepean Blue Mountains PHN has provided bushfire support resources including local clinical services and digital support services available, for communities affected by the bushfires.

Bushfire support resources for South Western Sydney communities

South Western Sydney Primary Health Network has put together useful resources for individuals and communities in South Western Sydney in need of bushfire recovery assistance and support.

Resources for supporting children after bushfires

As part of Emerging Minds Community Trauma Toolkit, the ‘supporting children after bushfires’ resource pack is designed for educators and authority figures to assist them in supporting children’s mental health after trauma.

Mental health resources and support for health professionals, first responders and community

Phoenix Australia – Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health has developed a range of resources to support health professionals, first responders and community members affected by the bushfires.

Mental health support measures announced for individuals affected by the bushfire crisis

The Australian Government has announced a new mental health support program for Australians affected by the bushfire crisis. The measure will ensure people have access to coordinated and tailored support they need to recover from the effects of the 2019–20 bushfires, including access to on the ground counselling and mental health support.