Cuts Shut Down Mental Health Monitoring and Key Resource for Suicide Prevention for Canadian Forces

Unions Call on Minister MacKay to Reverse Decision

Despite widespread concerns with the incidence of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and suicide rates for members of the Canadian Forces (CF), notifications received by unions representing Department of National Defence (DND) health professionals indicate that federal budget cuts will shut down a key unit in the department that monitors mental health and contributes to suicide prevention.