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Mental Health & Wellness

Everyone Needs Backup

“We need to break down the barriers in how we talk about mental health and wellness and start honest conversations about managing on-the-job trauma for all police personnel.”

Bruce Chapman, President, Police Association of Ontario

Thank you to the five local police personnel from across Ontario who volunteered to share their experiences and be the ‘faces’ of the Everyone Needs Backup initiative.

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