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CIPSRT – Final Extension to January 31, 2017 – Canada-Wide Operational Stress Injuries Survey

S’il vous plaît, consultez la version française de ce courriel ci-dessous. Hello All, A message from the Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Hon. Ralph Goodale:          https://youtu.be/lx_2MM2EYi8 Share your voice – Faites entendre votre voix, Dr. Nick Carleton https://youtu.be/eiN3eu3tMIk In early September the Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research [...]

Without You

Without You - poem written in the eyes of a soldier, a wife and a child   With you I can share, My feelings I once hid, and left in despair With you, I can conquer My greatest fears   Without you, I fear Yet don't worry my dear With you, in my heart, I [...]

The Letter

Our thirteen year old daughter Jenna, wrote this essay for Remembrance Day 2016.  Like many families we have lost loved ones to war. Her great uncle on her maternal side was a Burlington, Ontario farm boy, who died in WWII.  Joseph Paul Breckon, was a member of the Royal Canadian Engineers and was working on a road construction crew [...]

Remembrance Day – Through the Eyes of a Grandmother

My grandmother's three brothers went to war. Her mother died when they were young and she "mothered" her brothers. She was so troubled by what happened with them leaving the farm to soldier. She could never talk about Paul-the brother that didn't come back http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi Once I had the chance to read letters Paul had written [...]

CIPSRT – Call to Action– Canada-Wide Operational Stress Injuries Survey- Extension to November 30th

Call to Action–– Canada-Wide Operational Stress Injuries Survey- Extension to November 30th Appel à l’action –Sondage à travers le Canada sur les traumatismes liés au stress opérationnel – Prolongation du sondage au 30 novembre 2016 Extension to November 30th –– Canada-Wide Operational Stress Injuries Survey S’il vous plaît, consultez la version française de ce courriel [...]

Badge of Life Canada – Ottawa Conference Speakers – Moral Injury– Syd Gravel

On November 4, 2016, between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Badge of Life Canada will be hosting the second of our Fall Conferences with various presentations by academics, medical professionals as well as those with lived experience. The event will take place at the Ottawa Police Association building situated at 141 Catherine Street, Ottawa, ON. For [...]

Behind the Badge: Mental Health and the Police Service

Article by Dr. Katy Kamkar, Clinical Psychologist, CAMH - Centre for Addiction and Mental Health - Work, Stress and Health Program Note: As originally posted on 2016/10/19 in the CAMH Blog - Centre for Addiction and Mental Health  -  CAMH Blog - Behind the Badge: Mental Health & the Police Service When you think of [...]