NSW SERVICE FOR THE TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION OF TORTURE AND TRAUMA SURVIVORS
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STARTTS – The NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors – is a specialist, non-profit organisation that for the past 25 years has provided culturally appropriate and cutting edge psychological treatment and support to help people heal the scars of torture and refugee trauma and rebuild their lives in Australia.

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Community Development in Working with Refugee Communities: 8 May 2015

EVENTS

Humanitarian Awards 2015

Humanitarian Awards 2015 are now open! Nominate someone who is making an exceptional contribution to refugee issues in NSW.

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: 30 April – 1 May 2015

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

New STARTTS brochures are available for clients, now translated into community languages.

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.