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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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A Guide to Moral Injury: Supporting healthcare workers during COVID-19

The Centre of Excellence on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder at The Royal and Phoenix Australia Centre for Posttraumatic Mental Health have published A Guide to Moral Injury and accompanying microsite. They address one of the most urgent and prevalent needs among health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: Moral injury. Moral ...
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