Mental Health Support for people impacted by international conflict

Mental Health Support for people impacted by international conflict

09 January, 2024

Witness to War Multilingual Support Phoneline

The Witness to War support phoneline is now available nationally. Witness to War provides free, independent, and confidential support and assists individuals and families in Australia directly exposed or otherwise impacted by international conflict.

Assistance is provided through a free, multilingual telephone line staffed by bicultural support workers, and involves initial trauma-informed support including information provision and referral. Attached is a flyer with contact details for accessing ‘Witness to War’. More information.

FASSTT organisations are available to support community members, there is a FASSTT organisation in every state and territory, contact details are in the information sheet and can also be found on the FASSTT website.

The FASSTT Network has also developed resources to support people in times of international conflict. This information is for services/workers supporting people impacted by international conflicts and is available on the FASSTT website.

The Schools in for Refugees website by Foundation House (Victoria) also has a lot of useful information.

Mental Health Resources

The Australian Government has developed a mental health services pamphlet. Attached are the pamphlets in Arabic, Hebrew and in English.

The Embrace Multicultural Mental Health website (Embrace) has a number of helpful resources, including, multilingual resources on a range of common mental health conditions and concerns for community members.