HALIFAX, NS – Wednesday through Friday (May 24th – 26th) The Tema Conter Memorial Trust will host a variety of events and workshops in Halifax focused on the mental health, resilience, and peer & psychological support of First Responders, including nurses, Public Safety and Military Personnel and their families. Wednesday’s Common Threads conference will feature a variety of inspirational speakers including Nova Scotia’s own John Garth MacDonald who will speak about PTSD from a paramedic’s perspective. MacDonald, along with Cpl. Jamie MacWhirter (St. John’s, NL) will be named Tema Ambassadors, formally welcomed Wednesday evening by Angela Gevaudan (Moncton, NB) who was named the first Tema Ambassador in February.

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Conference Dedicated to the Mental Health of First Responders Military Personnel

 

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