Minister for Veterans’ Affairs Dan Tehan said improvements to an online resource for current and former members of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) would better help them manage stress.
Mr Tehan said the High Res website had been updated following user feedback to make it easier to use.
“The High Res website is a valuable tool that current and former ADF personnel can use to help them manage stress,” Mr Tehan said.
“Improvements to the website include a simple step-by-step guide to developing a personal action plan, tips for better sleep and self-help tools on controlled breathing, muscle relaxation, managing negative or distracting thoughts and emotions.
“Current and former ADF personnel are increasingly seeking digital support and the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) is meeting this growing need through a range of mental health websites and apps.
“I encourage serving and ex-serving members of the ADF and their families to visit the refreshed High Reswebsite.”
The resource is probably valid for use by any Australian, whether they served or not.
The High Res resource can be accessed through DVA’s At Ease portal here.