Mental Health Week - May 2 - 8th - PTSD AWARENESS VIDEO

There is an officer, a paramedic, a firefighter who is struggling right now to hide their injuries. They are suffering and may not survive the year.

They SEARCH for US,

They ANSWER OUR calls,
They FIGHT for US,
They DIE for US,
They CRY for US,
They are THERE for US,

They SUFFER with PTSD.

About the author: Terrance

Terrance was the first responder to a fatal accident during an event at the Whistler Sliding Center during the Winter Olympics in 2010. Although he was well trained in a myriad of life saving techniques, he was not prepared to deal with the emotional impact sustained when those techniques were not enough. As a result of the fatality, he developed PTSD that launched him into a very costly downward spiral. During several years of severe depression, anxiety, nightmares, and substance abuse, he lost his family, career, and nearly his life. Pushed to his breaking point, Terrance found salvation within. Escaping to the back-country near Lillooet, BC, he found peace and purpose in mother nature's beauty and simplicity. Many others who have suffered from PTSD have not been so lucky.