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Operational Stress Injury Social Support
Operational Stress Injury Social Support, Ottawa Valley and North-Eastern Ontario Region

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Offers a variety of peer-based support programs and resources for armed forces members, veterans and their families and friends who have sustained an Operational Stress Injury (OSI) related to their Canadian Armed Forces duty.

An OSI is a sustained mental health injury which can include but is not limited to substance abuse and addictions, depression, PTSD, anxiety which can develop following a traumatic event, combat, grief or loss, high stress situations or from operational fatigue.

Peer Support: For members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans who have a sustained mental health injury (Operational Stress Injury).

Family Peer Support: For family members and friends who are or have been supporting a CF member or Veteran who has a sustained mental health injury (Operational Stress Injury).
Eligibility
Services are for members of the Canadian Armed Forces (Regular and Reserve), RCMP and Veterans who have sustained an operational stress injury including Post-Tramautic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and their family members and friends who are or have been supporting them.

Residency Requirements: Southeastern Ontario
Application Process
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans, call and use the Peer Coordinator extension. Family members and friends, call and use the Family Coordinator extension.
Fees
None
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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Community Information Centre of Ottawa
Last Verified On August 22, 2019

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