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Blue Knot Foundation

People who experience complex trauma often struggle as an adult with their mental and physical health and wellbeing. People supporting them often don’t know what to do and say. Blue Knot Foundation empowers survivors to recover and supports those around them.

Vision and mission

Blue Knot Foundation is Australia's National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma. They empower recovery and build resilience for the more than 5 million adults impacted by complex trauma. This includes 1 in 4 adult Australians who have experienced childhood trauma. Complex trauma is interpersonal (between people) trauma as a child, young person or adult e.g. violence, abuse, neglect or exploitation.

How Blue Knot Foundation can help

Blue Knot provides trauma specialist phone counselling and referrals, educational workshops for survivors and their supporters, training and therapeutic services for practitioners and workers, trauma-informed consultancy for services, evidence-informed publications, newsletters for survivors and practitioner, advocacy, research and health promotion in the areas of complex trauma and trauma informed care and practice.

Blue Knot Helpline and Redress Support Service is a trauma specialist phone and webchat service for adult survivors of complex childhood trauma and their personal and professional supporters.

Information lines/help lines

  • Call the Blue Knot Helpline and Redress Support Service 1300 657 380, 9am to 5pm Monday to Sunday AEST/AEDT.

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Last reviewed: September 2021

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Blue Knot Videos

Videos for survivors of complex and childhood trauma and for their personal supporters featuring survivor stories, counsellors and researchers

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What is Complex Trauma?

Information about complex trauma across life cycle, difference from single incident trauma, complex PTSD, diagnoses and recovery

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What is Child Abuse?

Information about child abuse including physical, sexual, emotional abuse, neglect, domstic and family violence

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Grounding

Information and strategies for grounding for survivors of complex trauma, childhood trauma, child abuse

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Resources

A range of resources including information, fact sheets, videos, publications, for survivors, their families and friends and members of the general public

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Going to Court

Information and advice about going to court as a victim or witness

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Blue Knot Publications

Access to range of Blue Knot publications for survivors and supporters for purchase or free download

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Complex Trauma Treatment

Blue Knot Foundation is Australia's National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma.

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Complex Trauma Networks

Blue Knot Foundation is Australia's National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma.

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Fact Sheet for Health Professionals

Blue Knot Foundation is Australia's National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma.

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