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A former Mountie suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after multiple postings in isolated, high risk communities has filed a lawsuit against the federal government.
In a statement of claim filed in Federal Court in Halifax, a lawyer for John Christopher Bewsher said he was exposed to “psychologically traumatic events” in Labrador and Nunavut and received no psychological evaluation, support or counselling. 627 more words
I’ve been doing a lot of reading lately about the importance of social bonds and trusting relationships in healing trauma. I was not surprised to learn that study after study shows that having a good support network constitutes the single most powerful protection against becoming traumatized. 657 more words