After the War: Surviving PTSD and Changing Mental Health Culture

February 17, 2018|
After the War: Surviving PTSD and Changing Mental Health Culture by Stéphane Grenier
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After serving in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide and civil war, Lieutenant Colonel Stéphane Grenier returned to Canada haunted by his experiences. Facing post-traumatic stress disorder and an archaic establishment, he spent ten years confronting--and changing--the military mental health system from within.

Coining the term "Operational Stress Injury" to allow the military to see mental injury in the same light as a physical wound, Grenier founded the Operational Stress Injury Social Support program that provides help for mentally injured soldiers and veterans.

Since retiring from the military in 2012, his groundbreaking approach has been adopted by civilian society. Through his social enterprise Mental Health Innovations, Grenier delivers his direct "walk the talk" method to improve mental well being in government and business.
Stéphane Grenier is a veteran of the Canadian Military who retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. The recipient of a Meritorious Service Cross by the Governor General, he was recently awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws by the University of Guelph.  Adam Montgomery, PhD, is an historian of medicine and military history and the author of&...
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Title:After the War: Surviving PTSD and Changing Mental Health Culture
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:275 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:275 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.5 in
Published:February 17, 2018
Publisher:University of Regina Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780889775336

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