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When you listen to these radio program you may experience emotional reactions if you are a First Responder or family member who has diagnosed PTSD.

Please use care and caution as the content is graphic and relates incidents that took place on the front lines of a community as told by firefighterveteran Shannon Pennington of N.A.F.F.V.N.

CHQR AM77 Radio Talk Therapy Show - March 26th.
Talk Therapy is a call-in talk show hosted by Dr. Marion Perpick-Breton.

Click to download in MP3 format (4.5MB)

 NAFFVN Veteran Approved Audio Learning/Educational podcast;


Dr. Edward Tick, Author and psychotherapist, advocates in this audio podcast link his "Insights At The Edge".
Grab a cuppa and have a note book ready.  This is a fascinating insight into the warrior culture we carry and the mentality regarding the injury to the soul that Post Traumatic Stress has on our warriors and our family.
Military, Law, Fire, EMS regardless of where you serve or have served, LISTEN TO THE WISDOM OFFERED HERE.
Run time is 77 minutes. Click Here

Are we doing enough to help those who suffer with PTSD?

The following podcast comes from cbc out of Nova Scotia and speaks to volunteer firefighters who need support.
Dr. Robin Magee Clinical Psych speaks very well to what pts is and how it affects the individual responder.  Have a pencil'pen ready and take notes if you want to talk to the people in the podcast.

 Run time is 54 minutes. Click Here

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Everyone should view this.


Removing The Stigma of Mental Illness

Dr de Blois uses Mindfullness Training along with Equine Assisted the link below to view her web site and view her extensive credentials. She is a highly certified Trauma Informed Clinician.

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Station House’s residential program is designed to help first responders overcome substance addiction. The program is exclusive to first responders.

“If you have no capacity for violence then you are a healthy productive citizen: a sheep. If you have a capacity for violence and no empathy for your fellow citizens, then you have defined an aggressive sociopath—a wolf.



They can help you get back to the job or to a new beginning and quality of life with the tools necessary to master critical incident stress.



Stephanie Conn, Registered Clinical Counsellor, R.C.C., specializing in issues affecting emergency services personnel. Former law enforcement officer and CISM peer support.  Vancouver B.C.


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