Workers’ Compensation and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment Programs for First Responders

First Responders Are More Likely to Develop Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Though precise estimates vary, researchers agree that the prevalence of PTSD is much higher among first responders than among the general population. While the definition sometimes varies, “first responder” (or “public safety personnel”) usually includes firefighters, paramedics, and police officers; it also often includes … Read more

How to Create a Comprehensive Addiction and Substance Use Disorder Policy for Your Organization in Canada

Approximately 1-in-25 Canadians over the age of fourteen have an addiction or substance use disorder (ASUD). This means that most large businesses in Canada will experience problems related to ASUDs and should have plans in place for how to address them. Occupational and workplace factors can increase prevalence The following occupational and workplace factors can … Read more