Jun 18

Canadian army culture rife with prejudice against seeking PTSD help, says veteran

Retired warrant officer Andy Godin vividly remembers the warm night he got  off the plane, returning from the cauldron of shellfire and snipers that was  Sarajevo.

A non-commissioned officer dragged a chair to the centre of the hangar, stood  on it and told hundreds of assembled troops that if anyone had any problem with  their “melon” to see the social workers who were waiting in the wings.

Nobody moved. Nobody dared move.

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Canadian army culture rife with prejudice against seeking PTSD help, says veteran

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