Ad

October 16-22 CAF Family Violence Prevention and Awareness CampaignMilitary Community Recreation hosts program to empower girlsWorld Mental Health Day focuses on mental health in the workplaceJoint 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 CAF

October 16-22 CAF Family Violence Prevention and Awareness Campaign

To shed light on family violence, and the serious ramifications it has on not only those affected but society as a whole, the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) has designated the week of Oct. 16-22 to launch the CAF Family Violence Prevention and Awareness Campaign. Family violence is a serious crime that impacts many Canadians and leads...
Read more

Military Community Recreation hosts program to empower girls

This week the world marked the 5th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl, an initiative of the United Nations to address the needs and challenges of girls while promoting their empowerment. Believing in these same principles, of empowering girls, the Personnel Support Programs (PSP) of Petawawa is hosting its Dove Self-Esteem Project this October...
Read more

World Mental Health Day focuses on mental health in the workplace

Creating healthy workplace environments where employers and employees contribute to the well-being and safety of everyone else is of the utmost importance for our overall wellbeing. This is why mental health in the workplace is the theme for this year’s World Mental Health Day. An initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO), Mental Health day is observed...
Read more

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)...
Read more

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...
Read more