Are you, or is someone you’re worried about, a first responder? There are programs and resources available that were created specifically to address the unique concerns of people in these specialized roles.
First responders are at least twice as likely to suffer from PTSD than the general population. This website offers resources and services for the first responder community to help people understand the various steps of a PTSD program—from managing a crisis to implementing best practices into an existing program.
Being on the front line can take a toll on first responders, so no wonder mental health challenges are more common among people in these professions. The first step to getting the care you need is understanding what you’re going through. This website offers self-assessment and self-care tools and resources.
As part of the Government of Canada’s National Action Plan on Posttraumatic Stress Injuries, PSPNET is offering and evaluating Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy, also known as ICBT, specifically tailored for current and former Public...
First Responders Assist
This service will offer short-term counselling and supportive services, including follow up if needed, for first responders and their families impacted by the tragedies of...
Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line
The Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Crisis Line provides crisis intervention for children, youth and adults experiencing a mental health crisis or mental distress.