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A new course created by Wounded Warriors could mean better care for first responders

By CBC News   

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June 2 – Teresa Riverso says she remembers when it was commonplace for mental health professionals to dismiss and minimize the experiences of patients experiencing trauma. That’s why the occupational therapist eagerly signed up when she found out about a new course on how to provide better care to traumatized front-line personnel like firefighters and paramedics — who are at higher risk than the general population of developing post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental illnesses. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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