Serving and ex-serving personnel and families
At Ease helps serving and ex-serving personnel, veterans and their family members to recognise the signs of poor mental health, locate self-help tools and professional support.
For help, information or to check eligibility for the Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) contact VVCS on 1800 011 046 or visit the VVCS website. The VVCS Stepping Out Program is also available to all ADF members and their partners, who are separating from the military.
For additional information, go to:
- 2013-23 Veteran Mental Health Strategy
- Factsheet HSV99 - Mental Health Support (HTML)
Factsheet HSV99 - Mental Health Support (PDF 23 KB)
- Mental Health Treatment and Support brochure is now available.
- Start the Journey Back to Good Mental Health video
- Mental Health private hospitals
High Res mobile app
High Res is a new smartphone application (app) to support the mental health and wellbeing of serving and ex-serving ADF members and their families. The app provides tools to manage stress, build resilience and optimise performance.
Developed by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs in partnership with the Department of Defence, High Res offers a range of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy tools taught in the ADF’s BattleSMART program that focus on resilience.
The High Res app is now available to download for free via the App Store and Google Play. Further information is available on the At Ease Veterans' website.
Mental Health practitioners can access information on providing services to the ex-service community, resources and professional development via the At Ease Professional website.
Prime Ministerial Advisory Council on Veterans' Mental Health
For information on the Prime Ministerial Advisory Council on Veterans' Mental Health visit the Council's website.