10-20% of young people are estimated to experience persistent PTSD after exposure to a single incident of trauma.
In NSW and Victoria this week, communities were hit by bushfires. Long after such devastating fires pass, the risks to physical and mental health remain.
Floods and natural disasters can be highly traumatic for children.
It's important to understand the nature and extent of children's exposure to violence during general elections so they can be protected.
Animals have complex experiences of trauma. Treating them is very similar to dealing with humans, requiring compassion, calm and common sense.
A judge has ruled that placing a 16-year-old in solitary confinement breached his human rights.