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Get Help & Support

Survivor Perspectives Consulting Group is not a peer support group, but provides this list of resources that may be helpful to Canadian MST Survivors.

Suicide Prevention

For an emergency you should always call 9-1-1.
For less urgent crisis, here is a list of suicide prevention resources across Canada

Crisis Services Canada Hotline, Available 24/7/365 1-833-456-4566

Other Confidential Support Lines and Resources

Confidential Civilian Support Lines and Resources

Active CAF Members
  • You can seek support and information on your options from the Sexual Misconduct Response Centre (SMRC), which offers confidential and bilingual assistance, 24/7 at 1-844-750-1648. The Sexual Misconduct Response Centre is independent from the chain of command. Learn more here.

Other Support Groups

The following support groups are not limited to survivors of military sexual trauma (MST):

 
Health and Wellness Resources
YOGA

Free online yoga classes of all durations, levels, and styles. It also has free lesson on yoga breathing and meditation, which is great for helping to slow everything down and restore balance between your mind and your body. 

FREE VIDEO: INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION

Watch now a free video by Manali Haridas, the Owner and Spiritual Wellness Coach of Zen for You

INTEGRATIVE RESTORATION—YOGA NIDRA AND VETERANS WITH PTSD

IREST is a specialized type of yoga based on the ancient science of Yoga Nidra—is being successfully used to treat soldiers at Walter Reed Army Hospital. Learn more

OPERATION TANGO ROMEO

Podcast is for anyone who has been injured by trauma. But…this Podcast is tailored specifically towards Veterans, Active Serving Military, First Responders, and their families. www.operationtraumarecovery.org

VETERAN FARM PROJECT

We are a group of veterans who found ourselves transitioning from the Canadian Armed Forces and no access to environmental rehabilitation type programs. We decided to take action and help other veterans gain access to the health benefits of being in nature. https://veteranfarmproject.com/

WOMEN WARRIORS HEALING GARDEN

Offering peer support, therapeutic programming and curated safe spaces for Canadian and allied military and veteran women since 2015. https://womenwarriorshg.org/en/

THE AVALON CENTRE

The Avalon Sexual Assault Centre is a feminist organization working to eliminate sexual assault/abuse, and to change the current socio-political culture that fosters sexism, social injustice and other forms of oppression. https://avaloncentre.ca/

WOUNDED WARRIORS

Wounded Warriors Canada is a national mental health service provider utilizing clinical best practices and evidence-informed care to create an environment of compassion, resiliency and hope for Canada’s Veterans, First Responders and their families. https://woundedwarriors.ca/

Mobile Apps

PTSD Coach
OSI Connect
81 Awesome Mental Health Resources When You Can’t Afford a Therapist

CAF-DND Sexual Misconduct Class Action Settlement

If you experienced sexual harassment, sexual assault or discrimination based on your sex, gender, gender identity or sexual orientation while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces or while employed for the Department of National Defence or for the Staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces, you may be eligible for a compensation from this class action settlement.

https://www.caf-dndsexualmisconductclassaction.ca/