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September 20, 2017

Recce Reflections

Why a Recce: Camp Aftermath is built on the idea of using philanthropy to generate “positive anchors” to replace the “negative anchors” of painfully haunting past experiences that give rise to PTSD. To accomplish the goal of Camp Aftermath, the Aftermath Association leadership and members, in collaboration with sister organizations,…
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September 5, 2017

International Day of Charity

Charity, along with its close relatives Volunteerism and Philanthropy, enables people to contribute to the betterment of the world. We all partake in these acts of kindness for various reasons, whether rooted in altruism or personal reasons, there is often a purpose. The UN recognizes the importance of charity work…
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August 26, 2017

Aftermath Chats: Susan Wulf

Susan Wulf is a former member of the Canadian Forces and will be part of the Aftermath group traveling to Costa Rica August 24-29 for the #Recce Trip. Susan and her husband Ron were deployed throughout their career and suffered from PTSD following traumatic experiences they had during their various…
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August 23, 2017

Aftermath Chats: Ron Wulf

Ron Wulf is a former member of the Canadian Forces and will be part of the Aftermath group traveling to Costa Rica August 24-29 for the #Recce Trip. Ron and his wife Susan were deployed throughout their career and suffered from PTSD following traumatic experiences they had during their various…
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August 23, 2017

Healing and Helping

I started my journey downhill in the mid 90s, having spent too much time in various conflict zones and dodgy situations, and having witnessed one too many bad outcomes.  None of that really bothered me. I was one tough dude when it came to that sort of thing. That’s what…
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August 16, 2017

It’s Recce Time

In less than one week, Aftermath volunteers will once again travel to Costa Rica, for our Recce Trip. This trip is different than the other times we have visited the future site of Camp Aftermath, because this time we will be traveling with participants who suffer from PTSD, to take…
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July 18, 2017

Highs, Lows and Middle of the Road

Highs and lows. Everyone has them. For most of us though, we try to stay somewhere in the middle of the road. Highs - A high can come in many forms. The unmistakable feeling you get when you look up at the sun on a cold but sunny winter day…
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June 23, 2017

Costa Rica and the pura vida way of life!

Camp Aftermath's Director of Security, James Van Wort, shares his experience visiting Costa Rica for the first time during Camp Aftermath's trip to the country from February 26-March 9, 2017. This trip provided the opportunity for him to appreciate the pura vida way of life. A few days ago I…
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June 23, 2017

Camp Aftermath’s Family Fun Day Event on July 8!

OTTAWA, 8 JUNE 2017 - Camp Aftermath – an Ottawa-based not-for-profit organization which seeks to help people suffering from PTSD, will be hosting its inaugural fundraiser at Karters’ Korner on July 8th, 2017. The Family Fun Day will feature Go-Karts, Paintball, Mini Golf, Zumba, face painting, a silent auction and…
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