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MENTAL HEALTH MOMENT: June is PTSD Awareness Month |  news

MENTAL HEALTH MOMENT: June is PTSD Awareness Month | news

By Gwendolyn Downing, LPC Individuals of any age who have experienced a trauma may be impacted, and infants through adults, may develop a range of reactions, including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). June is PTSD awareness month, which prompts us to tend to the continuum of prevention to treatment, for ourselves and communities. Trauma can …

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Victoria’s mental health industry in dire straits as conditions worsen and workforce shortages continue

Victoria’s mental health industry in dire straits as conditions worsen and workforce shortages continue

In the busy emergency department where mental health nurse Kim Gallaher works, people at the lowest point in their life can wait up to 12 hours before being seen. They’ve reached a point where they desperately need help, and need it now. “You help people quite literally on the worst day of their life,” Ms …

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