RESEARCH OPPORTUNITY: Firefighters Accessing Care for Trauma (FACT) Project

A CIHR-funded research study, The Firefighters Accessing Care for Trauma (FACT) Project, is testing the efficacy of distance-delivered narrative exposure therapy (NET) in reducing post-traumatic stress disorder symptoms in firefighters. The 12 weekly NET sessions will be delivered by videoconference at no cost.

You may qualify for the FACT Project if you:
– Are a career/full-time or volunteer firefighter
– Live in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland, or Ontario
– Living with PTSD or suspect you may have PTSD

If you are interested and want more information, please contact the FACT Project team:
Phone: (506) 458-7924

Dr. Janine V. Olthuis, L. Psych, Dept of Psychology, University of New Brunswick
(506) 447-3006;

Dr. Patrick McGrath, R. Psych, Dept of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University

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Psychology professor receives funding for firefighter PTSI research (The Brunswickan, April 25, 2019)
UNB researcher gets federal funding to treat firefighters with post-traumatic stress injuries (Global News, February 20, 2019)