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Ontario Announces New PTSD Strategy for First Responders

Province Focuses on Prevention, Reducing Stigma

“Ontario is putting in place a number of new initiatives to help prevent or mitigate the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) among first responders.

Evidence shows that first responders such as police personnel, firefighters and paramedics are at least twice as likely as the general population to suffer from PTSD, due to the risk of routine exposure to traumatic stressors.”

You can read the full press release hear.

Great news as prevention is always the best option

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