How military mental health issues are treated

Embassy embarks on a new series looking at how military operational stress injuries are handled in Canada. This week: the treatments.

Andrea Edwards Photo
Ryan Edwards, a veteran who served in Bosnia in 1999, bonds with a horse at Can Praxis, an Alberta-based program that uses equine therapy to help soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. His wife Andrea, who attended the program with him, said it “provided us with the first sign of hope that we had after going through some very dark times.” 
Ally Foster
Published: Wednesday, 11/20/2013 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 11/27/2013 10:50 am EST


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