Operational Stress Injury Social Support
Site: Ottawa Valley and North-Eastern Ontario Region
|Record #: OCR2753||Last Modified: 24 Sep 2019||Last Full Update: 22 Aug 2019|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||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).
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm|
|Areas Served||Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties|
|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.|
|Application||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.|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Office Phone||613-687-5511 ext 3599|
|After Hours Phone||Canadian Forces Members Assistance Program Toll free 1-800-268-7708|
|Primary Contact||Rebecca Lynde, Family Peer Support Coordinator|
|Alternate Contact||Scott Duffy, Peer Support Coordinator; Phone: 613-732-9051|
|Primary Executive||Heather Pharrell, Acting Regional Coordinator; Phone: 613-945-5511 ext 2542; Email: Heather.Parrell@forces.gc.ca|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Petawawa|
|Address & Map||
P-142 Black Bear Soldier Support
30 Simmonds Parade Square
Petawawa, ON K8H 2X3
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|Intersection||Menin Rd and Montgomery Rd|
|Mailing Address||c/o IPSC
PO Box 9999
St Main CFB Petawawa
Petawawa, ON K8H 2X3
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Service Categories||Bereavement Support Groups ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Families of Military Personnel/Veterans ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Veteran/Military Personnel Issues|