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Ontario launching strategy to help emergency workers suffering from post traumatic stress disorder

Emergency services in London welcomed Monday’s news that the province would be dedicating money and resources to preventing and mitigating post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in first responders. Ke... read more

Church tackles PTSD in first responders

CARDINAL — A United church in this small riverside community is reaching out to first responders suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder with a unique ... to accommodate fire, police, emergency ... read more

Society for Atlantic Heroes plans to build centre for those suffering from PTSD

It's estimated one in 20 Canadians works in public safety - as a police officer, fire fighter, a member of the military or as a first responder -- and many experience post-traumatic stress disorder (P... read more

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Some senators question inclusiveness of bill to create federal framework for PTSD

The framework would improve tracking of the incident rate of PTSD as well as the associated economic and social costs of the disorder. It would also establish ... Group (ISG), said she was worried tha... read more


City enhances support services for first responders dealing with workplace trauma

paramedics and dispatchers who suffer post-traumatic stress, but this week — Mental Health Week in Canada — the city has released enhanced measures. The move is part of the Emergency and Protective Se... read more

Post-traumatic stress disorder: Toronto fire captain is opening a centre in Rodney to treat first responders with PTSD

He ended up taking six weeks off work to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): mental ... this month to call for a national strategy to help Canadian paramedics, firefighters, police office... read more

PTSD a nightmare for many first responders

He was slowly breaking down mentally, suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder caused ... covered Right now in Ontario the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board will cover the costs of lengthy reh... read more

Silver Linings: Dwellings strewn with garbage and waste overshadow the mental health crisis

Whatever the cause, crisis levels of clutter produce unhealthy environments that are difficult to navigate, and downright dangerous for seniors with medical and mobility issues, as well as for emergen... read more

LIVE! Apollo hospital room where Jaya was admitted to be inspected

Besides the room, the Emergency and ICCU units ... time with friends and family and not to give media interviews as that could 'trigger post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms', the minister added. -- ... read more

Military traits and the makings of an entrepreneur

They offer access to people and resources who can help you complete a winning business plan and fuel a successful business launch. For more information ... some of his fellows suffer from post-traumat... read more

Federal election: Promises made so far in the campaign

Oct. 6: Provide a $1-billion package to help ... workers and new parents. Ease eligibility restrictions for EI benefits. Sept. 21: Spend $454 million over four years to provide treatment for veterans ... read more

Journey through post-traumatic stress: A story of 2 officers

She can't pick one incident that triggered post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD ... adding that all agencies and groups should work together to help people with PTSD. As for Aboud, she would like to g... read more



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