CBC Docs POV After The Sirens

CBC Docs POV After The Sirens

The latest reports show that one in four paramedics in Canada will develop PTSD in the course of their careers, and the suicide rates amongst paramedics are five times the national average. But despite increased public awareness around PTSD, there is still surprisingly little support for these civilian workers. While understanding and support of the disorder has improved over the past two decades for other occupations, the old stigma still holds sway for paramedics. This has left them desperate for solutions that keep their struggles in the dark, and lead them to some dangerous methods of coping. Warning: This program contains scenes that some viewers may find disturbing. Viewer discretion is advised.

  • 2018
  • 00:45:01
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 04/17/2018
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