Tools and Resources: PTSD and Post Disaster Population Impact

How can I manage PTSD in primary care setting?

Flowchart of the algorithm for posttraumatic stress disorder’ in ‘The Psychopharmacology Algorithm Project at the Harvard South Shore Program: An Update on Posttraumatic Stress Disorder’

What tools are out there besides clinical therapy?

‘Mind-Body Workbook for PTSD’ by Stanley Block
PTSD Coach Canada – Mobile Application

Where could I refer my PTSD patient for treatment?

Sheldon M Chumir Health Center
Inner Solutions
Orian Health
Wood’s Homes- Crisis and Counselling Services
List of EMDR practitioners
Alberta Psychologists
Carewest Operational Stress Injury Clinic (Veterans Only)

Where can my patient find good information on PTSD?

PTSD Association of Canada
MyHealth.Alberta.ca
Canadian Mental Health Association

What supports are available for patients who are struggling with PTSD and substance use?

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
Addiction Services Helpline 1-866-332-2322

Are there veteran specific PTSD support options?

Carewest Operational Stress Injury Clinic
Veterans Transition Network (Canadian Veterans)

What resources can I offer to the family of a patient with PTSD? 

Wood’s Homes- Crisis and Counselling Services
Domestic Violence: Women’s Resources and Shelters
Family Violence – Connect to support and services
Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868;

Where can my patient find crisis support outside of my office hours?

Distress Centre
Mental Health Help Line 1-877-303-2642
Suicide Prevention Crisis Centers – Alberta

Where can patients go for trauma specific support?

Canadian Resource Centre for Victims of Crime
Domestic Violence: Women’s Resources and Shelters
Calgary Communities Against Sexual Abuse
Calgary Catholic Immigration Society
Multicultural Mental Health Resource Centre