Research has demonstrated the importance of social support as a protective factor against post-traumatic stress disorder[...]
Understanding traumatic events (sometimes called trauma in everyday language) and the post-traumatic stress disorder that can result from them.
Generally, it’s possible to recover from a traumatic event with cognitive-behavioural therapy. The loved ones of a person who has gone through a traumatic event can also play an important part in their recovery by providing key support.
There exist numerous services that can provide help to people experiencing psychological difficulties associated with exposure to a traumatic event. You will find below a list of organizations (in Quebec) that can help you: