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John Macdonald's journey with PTSD

JohnMacdonaldIMCBC.jpgOn Wednesday,  a cross-country tour to build awareness about posttraumatic stress disorder stops in Charlottetown. The "Heroes are Human" tour aims to educate people about the signs of PTSD and encourage people to get help. Anywhere between one in ten to one in four first responders face PTSD, according to a PEI psychologist.

This morning we hear from John MacDonald, who grew up in Rice Point and knows those horrors first hand. John struggles daily with triggers and flashbacks that pull him back to one horrible day. He shares his difficult journey with PTSD.
 
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