The Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation

Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation 

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Welcome et Bienvenue to the C.C.I.S.F

The CCISF is a national charitable organization dedicated to the mitigation of disabling stress and the fight against Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. We are Canada's leader in providing organizational support, education, team development, training and family support for our Emergency Services.

QUICK CAD Statistics

2016

48 First Responders and 20 military died by suicide

2015 

39 First Responders and 12 military members died by suicide.

2014

27 First Responders and 19 military members died by suicide.

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Upcoming Fundraising Events

  • May 4th, Burlington 
Battle of the Badges I

Badge Battle is Southern Ontario's premier night out - a charity boxing event featuring Emergency Service fighters, stretching themselves to their limits and leaving it all in the ring.  Each fighter will battle in front of hundreds of their closest friends, family, colleagues and community members.

This is the must attend event of the year, bringing you all the excitement and raw action you will need for a long time. All of the event's proceeds will benefit the Canadian Critical Incident Stress Foundation's Camp F.A.C.E.S. ( Family and Children of Emergency Services). please visit www.badgebattle.ca for more information on how you can attend this awesome event 




Family SUPPORT

Are you a family member looking for support for someone close to you suffering with PTS(D)? 

Please join our private facebook group 
Search: Families and Children of Emergency Services PTSD - Canada 

This group is a safe place to connect with others who may share a similar story. There will be resources, discussions and plenty of support. 

CCISF NEWS

CCISF is excited to announce the launch of our new comprehensive training

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S.I.T.T.

(Supporting Individuals Through Trauma)

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S.I.T.T. is designed to provide proactive education and training  to organizational leaders, front line personnel and spouses by:

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  • Raising awareness on critical incident stress, signs and symptoms and coping mechanisms.
  •  Providing tools and resources for front line personnel and management.
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In addition, the SITT program supports Organizations in the implementation and development of well rounded CISM programs.
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For more information about our SITT program please contact ccisf@live.ca or visit our education tab



2018 CALL FOR SPEAKERS NOW OPEN


2018 Call for Speakers

Do you or does someone you know have a story to share? We are looking to recruit the highest quality of speakers to address delegates’ key challenges. We’re always looking for new perspectives, innovative thinking, and real life success stories. If you'd like the opportunity to speak at our 2018 Canadian Congress please visit www.canadiancongress.info


Dead line for submissions December 31st,2017

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The purpose of this research study is to determine the cannabinoid composition of the medical marijuana that patients with PTSD feel is beneficial, and the cannabinoids present in the blood stream of these subjects. The goal is to recruit individuals with PTSD that use medical marijuana and obtain a sample of their prescription. The chemical composition of their marijuana samples will be analyzed to understand the profile of cannabinoids associated with the therapeutic effects of medial cannabis consumed by this ground of PTSD patients. The information gathered from this study may lead to better treatment options for PTSD patients in the future.