Tag: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

PTSD > THE SILENT KILLER – “It Doesn’t Cure Itself”
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PTSD > THE SILENT KILLER – “It Doesn’t Cure Itself”

They call it the silent killer. Studies suggest ten percent (10%) of emergency responders (Police, Fire, Paramedics) suffer from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD. The RCMP recently confirmed thirty-one (31) serving and retired Police Officers have committed suicide since 2006. Four of these deaths occurred within just the past year. […]

POLICING – A Career Full of Nightmares
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POLICING – A Career Full of Nightmares

It’s inevitable, we all have to sleep. Sleep is required for essential things like body and cell repair, restoration and resurgence. For many police officers, sleep can be a frightening thing. Closing your eyes and drifting off to a peaceful sleep is simply not a reality for many officers in law […]