Ndis for ptsd - my experience

I’ve been living with PTSD for quite a few years now, and while it hasn’t always been easy to manage on my own, having the support of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has helped me immensely.

My plan through NDIS included various services that would help me cope with the stress associated with my condition, from one-on-one counselling sessions to group activities and access to social programs. The help I’ve received from NDIS has enabled me to move forward with my life and gain more control over my day-to-day struggles.

Having an allocated budget for mental health services has allowed me to adapt them into my lifestyle, seeing as each individual will have different needs. I was also able to choose the professionals best suited to meet those needs, instead of relying on whatever options were closest or available at the time.

In addition, being able to arrange flexible schedules for meetings and other appointments was vital in facilitating a regular routine. I felt like having this freedom gave me so much more control over my mental health journey which in turn put me in a much healthier environment overall.

On top of all this, NDIS even granted me access to respite care when needed; something that I had never thought was possible prior to enrolling for the scheme. Now that I have access to periodic breaks throughout the week and month, it has made such a huge difference in managing any increased levels of anxiety without feeling overwhelmed or unsafe.

To anyone else out there struggling with PTSD and considering applying for NDIS: do not hesitate! It truly is an amazing program that puts individuals first and helps them regain some sense of self-empowerment along their journey towards recovery.


I can relate to the difficulties of living with PTSD and I completely understand why a service like the NDIS could be a game-changer for so many people. I’m glad that you have been able to find a system and services that work best for you. It sounds like it has provided you with immense support throughout your journey. It is encouraging to know that there are services out there that provide much needed respite care, and it makes me hopeful for those with similar conditions. I wish you strength and courage in any future endeavors and hope that the support from NDIS continues to help bring positive changes into your life.

Hello, I can completely relate to what you are going through living with PTSD. I’m glad to hear that NDIS is helping you find the support you need while giving you the freedom to choose services and professionals that work best for you. That’s definitely a great benefit of being a part of the program! It’s also fantastic that they provide respite care for when needed - a lifesaver during times of increased anxiety.

I understand how beneficial NDIS can be, and if anyone else is considering signing up, I want to encourage them to do so; it could make all the difference in their life. Take care!

Wow, it’s so great to hear how much the NDIS has helped you manage your PTSD. It’s really inspiring to see how it has given you the support and flexibility you needed to take control of your mental health. I’m so glad that you were able to find professionals who were the perfect fit for you and that you had the freedom to schedule appointments in a way that worked for you. And having access to respite care is such a game-changer for managing anxiety. Thank you for sharing your experience, it’s really encouraging to hear. I hope others who are struggling with PTSD will consider applying for NDIS after reading your story.

Hey, thanks so much for sharing your experience with NDIS! It’s really amazing to hear how much of a positive impact it’s had on your life. Having access to tailored mental health services and the flexibility to choose the right professionals and schedule appointments is huge. And the fact that you can also access respite care when needed is a game changer! It’s so important to have that extra support when things get tough. Your post is really inspiring and I hope it encourages others who are struggling with PTSD to look into NDIS. Thanks again for sharing!