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Ontario Passes Legislation to Support First Responders with PTSD

Today Ontario passed legislation that will create a presumption that post-traumatic stress disorder ... workers in correctional institutions and secure youth justice facilities, dispatchers of police, ... read more

Hidden behind the walls, part two: ‘At CSC, they take the issue of mental health injuries very seriously.’

The federal government provides a variety of services for correctional staff impacted by operational stress injuries and is investing money in a national strategy ... of work. That includes anxiety di... read more

First responders and PTSD: Ontario moves to allow faster access to treatment

The Ontario government introduced long-awaited legislation Thursday that would see post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD ... forward and get that help. I need everyone in this room to share that messag... read more

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UN launches workplace mental health and well-being strategy

UN staff struggling with anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder or other circumstances have reported feeling isolated and ashamed, with no-one to turn to for help, said UN Secretary-Gener... read more

The Daily 202: Trump’s pattern of insulting war heroes continues with commander of bin Laden raid

nightclub on the post-traumatic stress disorder of a Marine veteran ... updates from sleep-deprived election workers, influential figures in both parties ­inserted themselves into the drama — testing ... read more

Internal review to examine suicides among OPP

The recent suicides of three officers in as many weeks has prompted Ontario’s provincial police force to launch ... suffering from depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder due to trauma ... read more

AFP has ‘blood on its hands’ over agent's death

The pair met through Ms Tonacia's organisation Picking up the Peaces, which provides support to uniformed service personnel struggling with Post Traumatic Stress ... emergency service workers and volu... 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

ER doctors stress need for good communications with police

That's why it's essential to develop strategies to optimize communications between police and ED workers, according to a paper published in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine ... Seven provinc... read more

UC San Diego's Veteran Ventures Honored at Ceremony Aboard USS Midway

The program enrolls a cohort of up to 25 veterans twice a year who work with ... veterans to help him launch his business, Existential Tech, dedicated to providing aid to service members and veterans ... read more

Ontario rolls out PTSD ad campaign, hints at new legislation, eventually

Ontario announced it’s launching an advertising to help first responders deal with the effects of post-traumatic stress disorder. Flynn told the Ontario Professional Firefighters Association Monday th... read more

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