Operational Stress Injury Social Support

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Service: Operational Stress Injury Social Support

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Names
Alternate Name OSISS
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Petawawa
Address & Map
P-142 Black Bear Soldier Support
30 Simmonds Parade Square
Petawawa, ON K8H 2X3
 
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Intersection Menin Rd and Montgomery Rd
Mailing Address c/o IPSC 
PO Box 9999 
St Main CFB Petawawa 
Petawawa, ON K8H 2X3
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Description and Services
Description (Service) Offers a variety of peer-based support programs and resources for armed forces members, veterans and their families and friends who have sustained an Operational Stress Injury (OSI) related to their Canadian Armed Forces duty. 
 
An OSI is a sustained mental health injury which can include but is not limited to substance abuse and addictions, depression, PTSD, anxiety which can develop following a traumatic event, combat, grief or loss, high stress situations or from operational fatigue. 
 
Peer Support: For members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans who have a sustained mental health injury (Operational Stress Injury). 
 
Family Peer Support: For family members and friends who are or have been supporting a CF member or Veteran who has a sustained mental health injury (Operational Stress Injury).
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Frontenac County ; Hastings County ; Lanark County ; Leeds and Grenville United Counties ; Lennox and Addington County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Prince Edward County ; Renfrew County ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Boundaries Southeastern Ontario
Eligibility Services are for members of the Canadian Armed Forces (Regular and Reserve), RCMP and Veterans who have sustained an operational stress injury including Post-Tramautic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and their family members and friends who are or have been supporting them.
Application Members of the Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans, call and use the Peer Coordinator extension. Family members and friends, call and use the Family Coordinator extension.
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Bereavement Support Groups ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Families of Military Personnel/Veterans ; Mental Health Related Support Groups ~ Veteran/Military Personnel Issues
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-687-5511 (Petawawa) Family Coordinator ext 3599 * Peer Coordinator ext 2699 
613-732-9051 at the Veterans Affairs Office in Pembroke
After Hours Phone Canadian Forces Members Assistance Program Toll free 1-800-268-7708
Website www.osiss.ca
Primary Contact Lidsay Trimble, Family Peer Support Coordinator; Phone: 613-687-5511 ext 3599; Email: Teresa.Gamble@forces.gc.ca
Alternate Contact Matthew Dunlay, Peer Support Coordinator; Phone: 613-687-5511 ext 2699; Email: Matthey.Dunlay@forces.gc.ca
Primary Executive Tom Martineau, Regional Coordinator - Ontario; Phone: 613-541-5010 ext 4294; Email: Tom.Martineau@forces.gc.ca
Other Details
Established 2001
Funding Federal
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