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Message of Hope: ’Tis the season to support Veterans and Veteran Families

Happy holidays and warm wishes from the Centre of Excellence on PTSD. A message of peace, healing, and hope to Veterans and Veteran Families living with PTSD has been created as a gentle reminder that there are many in the Veteran community who need extra care and love this holiday ...
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Tackling Harmful Stereotypes Can Promote Veterans’ Mental Health

For many Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, their military service is the best time of their lives. It is a time of peak physical condition and close-knit camaraderie, where comrades have your back and everyone has a meaningful role. Working together to serve and protect the country involves a ...
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Official statement on Whole Foods decision

By: Dr. Patrick Smith, President & CEO of the Centre of Excellence on PTSD With respect to the decision by Whole Foods to disallow Canadian employees from showing their respect for Canadian Veterans by wearing poppies while at work, the Centre of Excellence on PTSD for Veterans and first responders ...
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Innovative Study on the Tone and Content of Veteran Media Coverage on Mental Health

OTTAWA, ON - The Centre of Excellence on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Related Mental Health Conditions, in collaboration with the Douglas Hospital Research Centre, has launched a new study of how suicide and mental health are portrayed in the media, with a focus on Canadian Veterans. “The study is ...
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New study to assess pandemic’s impact on Canadian Veterans and their spouses

LONDON, ON - Lawson Health Research Institute and the Centre of Excellence on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) are partnering with a population at high risk of mental illness – Canadian Veterans and spouses of Canadian Veterans – to study how they have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Through online ...
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