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Ontario juror who spent 5 months at murder trial files lawsuit after developing PTSD

An advocate for the rights of jurors has filed a lawsuit seeking damages from the federal and Ontario governments for post-traumatic stress disorder he developed during a lengthy murder trial. 528 more words

Crime

Murder trial juror diagnosed with PTSD sues federal, Ontario governments for $100,000

An advocate for the rights of jurors has filed a lawsuit seeking damages from the federal and Ontario governments for post-traumatic stress disorder he developed during a lengthy murder trial. 516 more words

News

My Post-Abuse Life, Eight Years Later

I was “born” 8 years ago.

Or is that “reborn”?

The day I left {that situation}, I felt as vulnerable as a newborn, thrust into a life that I had to start from scratch. 936 more words

Carol

To Do Sleep

Do you want to make sure you start getting enough sleep at night? For many, that task sounds much easier said than done. However, those suffering from insomnia, chronic pain, nightmares, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and other issues impacting sleep do have options. 208 more words

Chronic Pain Therapy

How to Cope With Traumatic Events When You are Already Feeling Traumatized

It is infuriating to live in the United States right now. Every time I hear about another mass shooting, the same song comes to mind: 489 more words

Mental Health

I'm Not a Joke or Excuse

My mental illness is not your cover story or your joke.

It’s that simple. I get it, people joke about things that aren’t appropriate, we all make up excuses for why we are being bitchy or missed a class and I shouldn’t take it personally. 512 more words

PTSD: An Invisible Brain Injury

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a.k.a. PTSD, is often categorized in the mental disorders spectrum but it is actually a brain injury, an invisible wound. PTSD is developed after someone either personally experiences trauma, experiences reoccurring trauma, or witnesses a traumatic event. 480 more words

Mental Illness