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Stigma of Mental Illness
NAFFVN has reviewed this video and invites those who have been affected by being "Stigmatized" in the Fire Service or as a First Responder in Law Enforcement, EMS or the Military to take the "time out to listen to the music and to follow the words" of the author. This is a vital video which delves into the "Stigma" of Mental Illness. After being invited by the government of Canada to the World Conference on Stigma and Mental Health in the Workplace held in Ottawa Canada in June of 2012
I can say that there are changes due and changes on the horizon for the work place inclusive of PTSD understanding and coverage as a work related injury.
Check out our web site for the recent updates regarding PTSD Presumptive Coverage from the Workers Compensation Board directly targeted at First Responders on the front lines from Premier Alison Redford of the Government of Alberta Canada.