The Stats

THE HARD TRUTH

Studies suggest that approximately 70,000 Canadian First Responders suffer from PTSD a year.

Up to 22% of all Paramedics will develop PTSD (Drewitz-Chesney, 2012).

In January of 2015, 4 First Responders died of Suicide.

Information gathered from:

Centre for Suicide Prevention:

www.suicideinfo.ca

First Responders First:

www.firstrespondersfirst.ca