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Joint Suicide Prevention Strategy is to understand, address and mitigate risks of suicide across the military and veteran communityVeterans Transition Network hosting workshops for female veterans of the CAFThe power of sports: over 50 sports and activity camps offer military personnel the opportunity to healCanadian Armed Forces release app for victims dealing with sexual misconduct  Panel on CAF Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Programs makes 11 recommendations 

Joint Suicide Prevention Strategy is to understand, address and mitigate risks of suicide across the military and veteran community

Suicide prevention training for leaders, continued research, and improved transition services are among the 160 actions currently underway or under development to prevent Canada’s soldiers and veterans from taking their own lives. These calls-to-action are part of the Joint Suicide Prevention Strategy, released on Thursday. The strategy is a combined effort between Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC)...
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Veterans Transition Network hosting workshops for female veterans of the CAF

Because of the prevalence of Military Sexual Trauma (MST), and to give women a safe environment to heal in, the Canadian charity, Veterans Transition Network (VTN), hosts a multitude of Veterans Transition Program (VTP) workshops designated specifically for female veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). Designed by Dr. Marv Westwood and Dr. Patricia Wilensky at...
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Canadian Armed Forces release app for victims dealing with sexual misconduct

To support victims and survivors of sexual misconduct, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) released a new app this week. The Respect in the CAF mobile app has a variety of resources and interactive tools in order to prevent, respond to and support victims dealing with incidents of sexual misconduct. “Respect in the CAF provides both survivors...
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  Panel on CAF Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Programs makes 11 recommendations 

A panel of experts reviewing the Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) suicide prevention and mental health programs has advised the CAF to create a new position that would specifically focus on projects for suicide prevention across the CAF health system. The new position, entitled the Canadian Forces Health System Suicide Prevention Quality Improvement Coordinator, would be responsible...
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