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When everything else is changing

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Caregivers

This information may also be found in the Veteran Family Journal.

Support for your emotional and physical health when care demands exceed your own resources
 
Caregivers can develop compassion fatigue, secondary trauma, or vicarious trauma because they have been overly exposed or tired from helping others without seeing their own wellness as a priority. There is support for caregivers who may be struggling and would like to speak with someone immediately. Services are available through the Family Information LineCanadian Forces Member Assistance ProgramVAC Assistance Line, and through the PMFRC Veteran Family Program Coordinator.

Caregiver Resource 
The Operational Stress Injury Resource for Caregivers is an online, self-directed resource designed for caregivers and families of CAF members or Veterans living with OSIs. This online educational tool is the result of an innovative partnership between Veterans Affairs Canada, Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, and the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre (The Royal).

For more informaiton about Veteran Family Program in Petawawa, please contact Louise Anderson at (613) 687-1641 ext. 2234 or by email at louise.anderson@forces.gc.ca