In Yasi's Wake: Mental Health Resources

As Queensland absorbs the blows of another assault of extreme weather, here's a list of resources on helping children, teens and the community at large cope with the after-effects of the storm.

Once again, Queensland is the land of natural disaster.

The far north region of the state had only just begun to recover from the psychological effects of the immense floods in January, when Cyclone Yasi, the fiercest storm in almost a century, made landfall Feb. 2.

Here are some resources for news professionals on mental health implications of the storm:

University of Melbourne:


Queensland Health Mental Health Branch:


Sydney Morning Herald:


Queensland Community Services: