Clinical Issues


Click on a title below to be taken to the related external website.

Alcohol and Drug Foundation
Organisation committed to preventing and minimising the harm caused by alcohol and other drugs. Provides a central point of access to drug and alcohol related information.


Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs
Dedicated to raising awareness about problems related to the use of alcohol and other drugs, and to promoting improved standards in clinical practice and research into this and allied subjects.


Australasian Association for Traumatic Stress Studies (ASTSS)
Provides a forum for extending the understanding of prevention and treatment of major stress and trauma within the Australasian region, and for promoting mental health, resilience and post-traumatic growth.

Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders  
For eating disorder professionals involved in research, prevention, treatment and advocacy. Fosters networking and professional development in the eating disorder field and aims to provide leadership and advocacy to improve the understanding, prevention and treatment of eating disorders. Webinars. 


Beyond Blue: Anxiety, Depression and Suicide Prevention   
Provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health.

Blue Knot Foundation: National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma
Advances the health and wellbeing of people and communities affected by childhood trauma. Empowers recovery for adults impacted by complex trauma. See Practice Guidelines for Identifying and Treating Complex Trauma  

Centre for Clinical Interventions
Specialist clinical psychology service in Perth, Western Australia, administered through the North Metropolitan Health Service with a focus on cognitive behavioural approaches. Provides free clinical demonstration videos, information handouts, worksheets and workbooks on a host of clinical issues. See For Clinicians section.
Provides information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions. Mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery. 



eMental Health in Practice
eMHprac is a directory of Australian, evidence-based, free (or low-cost), publicly funded digital mental health programs and resources, ranging from apps, to crisis helplines, to self-guided online programs. 



International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis
Promotes psychological and social treatments for persons with psychosis (includes persons diagnosed with "schizophrenia").  Committed to advancing education, training and knowledge of mental health professionals in the treatment and prevention of psychotic mental disorders. See Australian site



International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation
Seeks to advance clinical, scientific, and societal understanding about the prevalence and consequences of chronic trauma and dissociation. Training and Events and Free Professional Resources.



International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Dedicated to sharing information about the effects of trauma and the discovery and dissemination of knowledge about policy, program and service initiatives that seek to reduce traumatic stressors and their immediate and long-term consequences. See Clinical Resources.



National Education Alliance for Personality Disorder - Australian Site
is committed to shining the light of hope on BPD in Australia by providing the latest global research and information, so that knowledge can lead to increased understanding, compassion, recovery and raise public awareness.



National Education Alliance for Personality Disorder - International Site
A resources for families and people in recovery. Education and Training for professionals and Recovery Resources including a video of Marsha Linehan.



Phoenix Australia: Australian Centre for Excellence in Posttraumatic Mental Health 
For work with people who have experienced trauma see Free Practitioner Resources

Portland Institute for Loss and Transition 
Provides professional training in grief counselling and bereavement support. Led by Professor Robert Neimeyer.



The Black Dog Institute Australia   
As the only medical research institute in Australia to investigate mental health across the lifespan, our aim is to create a mentally healthier world for everyone. Offers Resources and Support and Education and Training and Psychological Toolkit including Outcome Tools and Mental Health Care Plans. 



The Healing Foundation
Offers a wide range of resources on trauma and healing for Stolen Generations survivors, their descendants, families and communities, along with other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Transcultural Mental Health Centre 
Works with health professionals and communities across New South Wales to support positive mental health for people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.