Saturday, AUGUST 20 – 2022
Now more than ever, we are aware of the challenges and tragic impact mental health injuries have on our Veterans, First Responders and their families. The statistics present a stark reality for our country and highlight a need for action.
Out of 5,000 First Responders surveyed 44.5% screened positive for one or more mental health injuries.
Between 15% to 20% of firefighters suffer from post traumatic stress because of repeated workplace traumatic experiences.
Ontario has approximately 8,000 paramedics. Studies predict that operational stress injuries affects 22% of our paramedics.
In most police jurisdictions across Ontario, as many as 40% of calls involve persons with mental health issues.
CAF members released for medical reasons each year.
Average number of CAF Suicides per year from 2006-2016. This does not include Veterans.
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