SAVE THE DATE
We have confirmed Saturday, October 29th, 2022 as the date for the 8th Helping the Helpers Awareness and Education Day!
The event will once again take place at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. We are looking forward to offering another exceptional day of sharing, education and support for First Responders and their families and coworkers who are dealing with PTSD or other psychological workplace injuries. Please mark your calendars and check back to the website regularly for updates and registration information.
Suggestions for speakers are most welcome and may be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Coping and Dealing with PTSD for Frontline Professionals and Families’
Helping The Helpers goals are, through awareness and continuing education to dispel the stigma and myths regarding PTSD.
Helping the Helpers Committee Community Funding Support may provide funding to an individual front-line professional in need who is suffering an acute episode (first three months) of PTSD. The front-line professional is described as from one of the following disciplines: Paramedicine, Police, Fire Fighters, Military, Nursing, Social Work, Correctional Officers, Funeral Directors, Tow Truck Operators, 911 Call Operators, 911 Dispatchers and Search and Rescue.