Fortem’s resources support first responders and their families. Browse these free downloadable resource guides to learn more about looking after your health and wellbeing. You can come back to them anytime, and you can also share them with a first responder family you know.
You can also boost your mental fitness and wellbeing by accessing Peak Fortem, our free Mental Fitness Online Toolkit with a range of techniques to assist you and your family. Presented in an an easy to understand format, with video and audio options, these are great ways to proactively work on your mental health in the way you work on your physical health.
Learn to set the strong foundations of resilience through movement. You’ll learn how physical activity can impact and help to build resilience, enabling you to bounce back and grow from challenging experiences, and how to incorporate this into your lifestyle.
SUPPORT A FIRST RESPONDER WHO'S STRUGGLING
Families and friends, are usually the first to see the signs when a first responder is struggling. There are lots of ways you can support them through a tough time.
HOW (AND WHY) TO TALK ABOUT SUICIDE
HELPING CHILDREN THROUGH TRAUMA
Whether your child has experienced a trauma, is witnessing a loved one go through a challenge, or is going through loss, here are 20 ways to help them through it.
VALIDATE YOUR MATE
Rituals add meaning and safety into your life, especially when your family is going through a tough time. Learn how to create rituals that can help.
Fortem’s Grant Program for Emergency Services Workers trauma care, including PTSD support services, is funded by the Australian Government’s Department of Home Affairs