MONCTON, NB, May 3, 2017 /CNW/ - Family members of first responders impacted by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will
This new national program - to be available in both French and English - will be adapted for family members and others in supportive relationships of paramedics and other first responders. Relevant stakeholders will be involved in the development of the program, which will be evaluated by those it is aimed at supporting.
"This new program embodies our commitment of investing in the health and well-being of Canadians through our support of innovative, evidence-based solutions that address the health care needs of our communities. It's also an example of a different kind of heath care, one that doesn't start in a doctor's office, but in our kitchens and living rooms in keeping Canadians healthy and living their best lives."– Bernard Lord, CEO, Medavie
For more on this mental health initiative, visit medaviehealthfoundation.ca.
About Medavie Health FoundationMedavie Health Foundation is funded by Medavie Blue Cross and Medavie Health Services as part of a long-term commitment to make a lasting impact in the communities where our employees and customers live and work. The Foundation supports and promotes innovative and evidence-based solutions to address some of our country's most pressing physical and mental health care challenges, with a focus on child and youth mental health, post-traumatic stress disorder, and type 2 diabetes. It aims to bring organizations and communities together through collaborative multi-year partnerships and to support grassroots, community-based initiatives through an annual grants program. For more information and to sign up for our e-newsletter, visit us at medaviehealthfoundation.ca.
SOURCE Medavie Health Foundation
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