Ontario is poised to introduce legislation that would see PTSD included as a “presumptive” occupational illness for first responders. It’s a move that will ensure more protection for firefighters, police and paramedics — but might also put pressure on municipal budgets. 775 more words
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Brandon Hogan was a rookie firefighter at Station 22 at Lincoln Fields in March 2005 when his life changed.
That morning, there was a call about a child who had swallowed his mother’s anti-psychotic medication. 750 more words
Something that I have always really struggled with is relaying my feelings to people when I’m not currently feeling them. Clear as mud?
Tonight I’m having what I’d describe as one of my darker nights but I know by the morning, the smile will be painted back onto my face and all the hurt I’m feeling right now will be forced back to where it hides, in a dark little corner of my brain. 1,506 more words