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Posted in Peer Support

Canada: peer support needs training and lived experience

https://www.thestar.com/vancouver/2018/05/08/lived-experience-is-important-but-not-sufficient-in-mental-health-and-substance-use-support-say-experts.html Almost all of those employees have lived experience with mental health issues. And they have all been given training, said Anderson, that both encourages…

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Posted in Gender Identity

Canada will soon add a third gender option to its census

https://www.independent.co.uk/topic/Canada Canada will soon add a third gender option besides ‘male’ and ‘female’ to its census in order to capture a more accurate picture of…

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Canadian police office claims PTSD from working in sex crimes unit

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/surrey-mountie-ptsd-child-porn-1.3891306 An RCMP officer has filed a lawsuit alleging he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder after being exposed to a “significant volume” of child pornography…

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Military sexual trauma is similar to childhood sexual abuse

http://news.nationalpost.com/news/canada/sexual-trauma-in-canadian-forces-similar-to-childhood-sex-abuse-military-says Sexual trauma in the Canadian Forces is similar to childhood sexual abuse because of the violation of trust and camaraderie that is key to…

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Canada’s first female prime minister labels Trump a ‘sexual predator’

By Simon Fraser University – University Communications – https://www.flickr.com/photos/sfupamr/14152885779, CC BY 2.0, Link Canada’s first female prime minister labels Trump a ‘sexual predator’ https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/oct/12/kim-campbell-canada-ex-prime-minister-trump-sexual-predator A…

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TEDxYYC – Dr. Megan McElheran – Trauma Change Resilience

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