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Resources => Country Specific Resources => Canada => Topic started by: Kizzie on July 13, 2019, 05:28:53 PM

Title: CAN - Badge of Life (Support for Police & Corrections Personnel)
Post by: Kizzie on July 13, 2019, 05:28:53 PM
Badge Of Life Canada (https://badgeoflifecanada.org/) is a "peer-led charitable volunteer organization committed to supporting police and corrections personnel who are dealing with psychological injuries diagnosed from service."  Their mission statement:

a) To promote health by providing active and retired personnel in policing and correctional services who have been diagnosed with operational stress injuries, including post-traumatic stress, with access to counseling, information and group support programs;

b)  To advance education by undertaking funding research into the causes and effects of, and treatments for, operational stress injuries, and making the results of that research available to the public;

c)  To advance education by holding conferences and workshops, and providing educational resources, on topics related to operational stress injuries, including post-traumatic stress and suicide prevention; and

d) To undertake activities ancillary and incidental to the attainment of the above charitable purposes.