Over the last three years, many Australians have lost everything thanks to the bushfires and floods, and they’ve had to start from scratch.

A research article released last year found Psychological First Aid or PFA is vital for communities to thrive after these traumatic experiences.

Story produced by RTRFM

Produced By: Jeff Bullen

Featured In Story: Dr Jessica Mackelprang – Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Clinical Psychologist at Swinburne University

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 16 March 2023