Posts Tagged ‘ Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ’

Inquest to be held into death of man shot by RCMP

July 5, 2013
Inquest to be held into death of man shot by RCMP

A coroner’s inquest will be held in the death of a Prince George man shot and killed by the RCMP. Gregory John Matters, 40, died last September. B.C.’s new police watchdog office ruled the Mounties acted properly when the attempted arrest of the former soldier ended in a deadly shooting. But the family called that [...]

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RCMP cleared in shooting death of Prince George vet

May 2, 2013
RCMP cleared in shooting death of Prince George vet

B.C.’s Independent Investigations Office has cleared Prince George RCMP in the police-shooting death of a military veteran suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder last year. CBC | British Columbia News

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Ecstasy pills OK’d for Vancouver PTSD-treatment trial

April 19, 2013
Ecstasy pills OK’d for Vancouver PTSD-treatment trial

A small group of soldiers, police officers and sexual assault victims suffering from chronic post-traumatic stress disorder will soon see if the rave party drug ecstasy can ease their symptoms. CBC | British Columbia News

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Plane crash survivor concerned about heroes’ health

December 19, 2012
Plane crash survivor concerned about heroes’ health

The survivor of a 2011 Vancouver plane crash is concerned that some of the people who saved the lives of passengers have not received counselling and could be suffering from untreated post-traumatic stress disorder. CBC | British Columbia News

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Facebook group helps war veterans cope

November 13, 2012

Canadian veterans like Port Moody’s Kevin Berry have taken to a private Facebook group where they connect, vent and use black humour to help fellow soldiers deal with post-traumatic stress disorder, divorces, day-to-day nuisances and even suicidal crises. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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