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Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP officer Const. Chad Grevelle has shared his story of overcoming Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in a moving, powerful YouTube video. (Vernon-North Okanagan RCMP photo)

WATCH: North Okanagan Mountie shares PTSD story in powerful video

Vernon Const. Chad Grevelle, a 15-year RCMP member, uses his story in video to help other officers

 

Waldie is a certified service dog. He helps Don Watson go out in public after Watson was diagnosed with PTSD. (File contributed/ Don Watson)

Victoria veteran begs people to please not touch his service dog

Members of the public are often unaware of proper service dog etiquette

 

First responders face some of the worst scenes imaginable, sometimes even helping their colleagues. But industry leaders are calling for more to be done to prepare them for the mental injuries that come with the job. (Black Press file photo)

First responders not prepared enough for the mental traumas

Industry leaders call for more pre-incident training