Support and information
Guides for dealing with road trauma
Our specialised guides dealing with the impact of road trauma provide additional information and support and provide some tools that can help you and others cope after a road crash.
- Grief following road trauma – Advice for those who have lost a loved one due to a road collision.
- First on the scene and witnesses of road trauma – Advice for those who witnessed or were first on the scene of a serious or fatal collision.
- How can I help my child from 0 – 12 years? – A guide for parents of children involved in, or affected by, road trauma.
- How can I help my teenager or young adult? – A guide for parents, teenagers and young adults involved in, or affected by, road trauma.
- Common reactions to road trauma – After a trauma, people may go through a range of foreign feelings and emotions
Also available in the following languages:
- Grief following road trauma Arabic عربي
- Grief following road trauma Chinese 简体中文
- Grief following road trauma Vietnamese Tiếng Việt
- First on the scene and witnesses of road trauma Arabic عربي
- First on the scene and witnesses of road trauma Chinese 简体中文
- First on the scene and witnesses of road trauma Vietnamese Tiếng Việt
Amber Community facilitates various support options for people affected by road trauma.
These may include:
- peer support involving personal support from a volunteer who may have been involved in a similar situation
- bereavement support workshops
- facilitated support groups
- community education and information sessions relating to grief and trauma.
Time for Remembering
Our organisation holds the Time for Remembering ceremony each year to remember those who have died, acknowledge those who have been injured, and recognise the impact of road trauma on our wider community.
Held at Queen’s Hall, Parliament House, Melbourne, on the third Sunday in November.
If you want to find out more, please contact 1300 367 797.
The group provides a safe and caring space for people impacted by road trauma. Mutual support, respect and a sense of belonging are encouraged.
Art therapy provides a creative outlet for group members to express a wide variety of emotions. No art/craft experience or talent is required, and all materials are provided.
For more information and to ensure the group will be of benefit to you, please contact our counselling team at 1300 367 797 or complete the enquiry form here.