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Month of the Military Child

For a lot of kids, being the child of a serving member of the armed forces or Veteran can be tough – moving to new places, giving up old friends and making new ones, adjusting to new schools and new subjects. But, being a military/Veteran child also has its own ...
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Statement on the findings of the Office of the Veterans Ombudsman

The Centre of Excellence on PTSD acknowledges the findings and recommendations in the report issued on 19 January by the Office of the Veterans Ombudsman, Mental Health Treatment Benefits for Family Members, in their Own Right, for Conditions Related to Military Service. The report’s findings are consistent with those of ...
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Let’s talk about supporting Veteran mental health

Through their service, sacrifices and strength, Veterans and their families have always played a key role in supporting Canadians. Now, it’s time for us all to be there for Veterans and Veteran Family Members. Did you know? About 1/5 of Canadian Veterans experience a diagnosed mental health disorder at some ...
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Shining a Holiday Light on Those who Live with PTSD

The Centre of Excellence on PTSD and Related Mental Health Conditions wants to shine a light on the emotional complexities and conflicts, compounded by COVID-19, that arise for many Veterans during the holiday season. CANADA — December 8, 2020 — There are just under 650,000 Veterans in Canada, as well ...
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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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