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Nat Persaud introducing CKMS 102.7 FM Radio Waterloo

CKMS helped organize a community and mental health oriented day, specifically for Can Praxis, who use horses to help veterans and first responders recover from Operational Stress Injury / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Nat is our station President, and he came to introduce CKMS to the event. Thanks Nat! Source: Youtube

Patient view: Life after deep brain stimulation for PTSD

Serena Kelly, a patient with hard to treat PTSD, explains how deep brain stimulation has impacted her life. On February 7, 2019, Serena became the first patient in Canada to be treated with deep brain stimulation (DBS) for treatment resistant post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as part of a new clinical trial. Read more: http://health.sunnybrook.ca/research/deep-brain-stimulation-ptsd/ Source:… Read More »

Restoring Quality of Life: PTSD Research at HRI

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious and mounting concern, impacting nearly 10% of Canadians in their lifetime. HRI has engaged some of Canada’s leading PTSD experts, including Dr. Margaret McKinnon, to build a clinical research program with an aim to improve the lives of people living with trauma-related illnesses. Learn more about how HRI… Read More »

Flood stress can be as severe as PTSD, says psychologist

Floods continue to prompt evacuations and tireless sandbagging in parts of eastern Canada — including in Quebec, where some people are still suffering after-effects of the 2017 flood. A psychologist is warning that the psychological impact of flooding can be as severe as post-traumatic stress disorder and can even last for years. Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/1.5114910… Read More »

A possible new treatment for PTSD

More than three million Canadians are living with the debilitating effects of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Now, the first patient in Canada has undergone a procedure being studied for this condition at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. For more information on this trial, visit https://sunnybrook.ca/media/item.asp?c=1&i=1859&f=ptsd-deep-brain-stimulation-research Read more about why Serena is participating in this research:… Read More »

War, moral injury & combat related post traumatic stress in military personnel.

War, moral injury and combat related post traumatic stress, in U.S. and Canadian military personnel. Speaker: Andrew Peterson,Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar PhD Candidate, Rotman Institute of Philosophy & The Brain and Mind Institute, Western This is video is part of a series from the Senior Alumni Program, an ongoing weekly lecture series featuring leading research… Read More »