Road Trauma Support Tasmania Inc. is a statewide counselling service that specialises in trauma and grief counselling. Our counselling service is one of help and support for those who have been involved in a road crash, or affected by a road crash.
We provide a statewide free and confidential counselling service.
Our counsellors will listen, support and assist you in your time of need. You may either speak with a counsellor by phone, or make an appointment to speak to a counsellor in person. Our counsellors may also assist you with information about community services, or any other appropriate services which will be of help to you.
Traumatic events may range from an immediate mild stress reaction, through to a moderate stress state. During this time, normal coping mechanisms are temporarily impaired. Some cases may result in a crippling post traumatic state.
Stress reactions to traumatic events can occur immediately or they may be delayed for hours, weeks or even years.
A road crash can result in not only physical stress and injury but also emotional shock. Much of the distress experienced after a crash is due to the unexpected nature of road crash and the threat they pose.