PTS in the News


April 18th, 2018 Plan to give service dogs to PTSD veterans rocked by federal agency’s decision to pull out April 18th, 2018 – Lots of support for Humboldt Broncos first responders, but risk of PTSD can be long-term, experts say
April 16, 2018 – B.C government introduces new PTSD presumptive coverage April 16, 2018 – Under new rules, first responders in B.C. won’t have to prove PTSD is work-related
April 12, 2018 – Union ‘disappointed’ nurses left out of proposed PTSD legislation April 8, 2018 – CBC documentary probes PTSD in paramedics
 The toughest battle of his life: Retired soldier coping with PTSD War left Sheldon Roberts’s body and mind battered, but he keeps fighting Georgia lawmakers vote to add PTSD to medical marijuana conditions
 Veterans Build Resilience Through Equine-Assisted Therapy  Newly discovered brain injury in vets linked to PTSD
Health | March 27, 2018 | By Laura Dorwart The Trauma of Surviving a School Shooting—and How You Can Help Gardai suffered post traumatic stress after Carrickmines fire tragedy, AGSI conference hears
Indiana chainsaw artist carving monument for heroes, civilians with PTSD Military veterans with PTSD turn to service dogs for help. But does it work?
Governor Scott signs bill for first responder PTSD benefits For military veterans suffering from PTSD, are service dogs good therapy?
Family of former soldier involved in murder-suicide challenges friend’s claims Former Red Deer man to cycle the world to help those with PTSD
Former soldier killed partner, then himself in Springhill fire deaths, RCMP say Rescue dog transforms life of soldier with PTSD
Wolf puts funds for vets’ PTSD treatment on chopping block ‘You’ve got to support them’: Area experts shine a light on the darkness of PTSD
P.E.I. military centre to offer music therapy for families affected by PTSD Mental Health and Emotional Trauma: PTSD and our Valley Populous
Correctional officers calling for presumptive PTSD coverage across Canada Base employees to tackle gruelling Wounded Warrior run
Wounded Warriors Canada investing $300K to create a national PTSD service dog program Westville man launching PTSD support group
Brain resetting treatment shows promise with veterans experiencing PTSD By Richard Craver Winston-Salem Journal ‘THEY WERE USELESS’ Widow of PTSD soldier who served alongside Prince Harry blasts defence chiefs for ‘failing to support him’ before his suicide
Pre-reactivation propranolol therapy effective for PTSD  More police will want PTSD help: Keetch
MUN researchers asking million dollar questions about PTSD, depression and MS  New PTSD prevention program for Grey County paramedics
Fredo Santana ‘turned to drugs to escape his PTSD from growing up in violent neighbourhood’, claims friend in wake of rapper’s death ‘NO ONE CAN HELP ME, MUM’ Heartbreaking final words of war hero, 36, who took his own life after ten-year battle with PTSD
Retired B.C. firefighter shares his battle with PTSD  In-patient PTSD centre needed in Atlantic Canada, advocate says In recent interview with CBC News, Halifax police chief said ‘Cadillac’ treatment isn’t always an option
Retired police officer who complained of harassment urges commission to speed up complaint process WorkSafeBC recognizes man’s PTSD
Former Edmonton police officer alleges harassment, lack of help with PTSD while with EPS  ‘Oppressive and intimidating’: Ex-city police officer says she faced harassment
PTSD animated: Roméo Dallaire on dealing with the trauma of witnessing genocide PTSD not the only factor in Nova Scotia triple murder-suicide, experts suggest
BATMAN Writer To Confront Superhero PTSD in DC’s SANCTUARY Aurora hospital will no longer have a post-traumatic stress disorder facility when they first open their doors.
Dozens of vets shortchanged due to Veterans Affairs rounding error  Florida bill would help first responders with PTSD
8 deaths so far in 2016: Canada’s first responder PTSD crisis PTSD, suicide and first responders — A lot of talk, and not much progress
 Dec 14th, 2017 – Supporting Law Enforcement Workers with PTSD PTSD Presumption Would Help Expedite Treatment, Recovery and Return to Work The medal is in the mail: RCMP flip-flops on award Retired Mountie Mark Clements’s advice to the RCMP: ‘Don’t make things so difficult’
 Ex-RCMP member battling PTSD says force refuses to give him long-service award ‘It almost destroyed us’: Moncton Mountie speaks out about PTSD
N.S. to launch inquiry into former soldier Lionel Desmond’s triple murder-suicide | Canadian veterans have ‘significantly’ higher risk of dying by suicide, study says
 Officer seeking more PTSD support from Halifax police Information Morning – NS
Backlash over Halifax police chief’s comments about PTSD treatment
‘Poster boy’ for PTSD denies care to fellow officers
 He’s the ‘poster boy’ for PTSD, but Halifax police chief is now accused of hypocrisy In-patient PTSD centre needed in Atlantic Canada, advocate says
HRP chief says officer’s mental health support expectations cannot always be met Police officer with PTSD files Human Rights Commission complaint
Human rights probe launched into police officer’s pay cut after PTSD diagnosis