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Ontario recognizes PTSD as work-related for first responders (Toronto Star)

Police, firefighters and paramedics with post-traumatic stress disorder will no longer have to prove it was caused by tragedies they handled on the job, erasing a major roadblock to prompt treatment. MPPs from all parties unanimously passed a law last Tuesday recognizing the disorder as a work-related illness, which advocates hope will ease a spate of suicides among first responders.

Read the full article in the Toronto Star.

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