Veterans' Jiu-Jitsu builds confidence and sense of community for oath-takers with PTSD
November 26, 2019
For a person grappling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), it can help to have an opponent. That’s been the experience of Graham Bettes, a veteran and 29-year member of the Peel Regional Police who now runs a jiu-jitsu program in Niagara for veterans, first responders and any other oath-taker, like himself, who is dealing with PTSD.
Valhalla Project Niagara offers proactive solution to first-responder PTSD
October 8, 2019
A new project is launching in Niagara, to treat, educate and advocate for first responders and veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. Niagara Regional Police Services Const. Phil Sheldon announced on Oct. 5 that Valhalla Project Niagara will launch in March 2020.
Labyrinth’s are becoming integral parts of therapy for people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder.A motion has been put forward by St. Catharines council to have a labyrinth in Jaycee Park that would be dedicated to service dogs.