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STARTTS – The NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors is one of Australia’s leading organisations providing treatment and rehabilitation to torture and trauma survivors. Since 1988, STARTTS has been providing a range of services to assist individuals and communities to heal from trauma and empower themselves.

TRAINING

Core Concepts in Working with People from Refugee Backgrounds. 27 February 2015.

EVENTS

Revealing portraits and heartfelt writings from refugee teenage girls. December 10, 6pm, NSW Parliament House Theatrette Foyer

PUBLICATIONS

Read the latest edition of Refugee Transitions, featuring stories on Syrian refugees, the Congo and STARTTS’ 25th Anniversary.

‘Accidental’ Counsellors: Responding to Refugee Trauma Related Behaviours. Wollongong. 20 and 21 November 2014.

Refugee Ball was sold out for another year and a huge success. Thanks for your support!

New STARTTS brochures are available for clients, service providers, schools and GPs.

STARTTS provided me with a place to ventilate, share experiences and feel comfortable. When I first arrived my memories were strong. As soon as I started to talk about them I could deal with them in a better way. I’ve learned not to forget, but to deal with those memories.