Traumatic events & PTSD

Understanding traumatic events (sometimes called trauma in everyday language) and the post-traumatic stress disorder that can result from them.

Recovering from a traumatic event

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.


Dec. 8th 2022 Advice / information

In Steve Geoffrion’s Classroom

In this interview, Steve Geoffrion, co-director of the Trauma Studies Center and associate professor in the School of[...]

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Oct. 29th 2022 Advice / information

Education and training for preventing and minimizing workplace aggression directed toward healthcare workers

Do education and training programs reduce aggressive behavior toward healthcare workers? What is aggressive behavior? The[...]

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Oct. 22nd 2022 Advice / information

Psychological First Aid 101 – A podcast that feels good!

In the first episode of the On prend soin de nous podcasts, Professor Steve Geoffrion and his acolytes, researcher and[...]

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Help Resources

Several resources at your disposal

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:

Health professionals

Help organisations

Crisis centers and hotlines

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