November 14, 2016
Psychological training sessions with Dr. Daria Shewchuk
On November 14th-25th, 2016, we launched the first stage of the Canadian post-military rehabilitation program for veterans of war in Kyiv, at the Institute of Postgraduate Education at the National Taras Shevchenko University.
According to statistics from the Research Centre for Humanitarian Problems of the Ukrainian Armed Forces, more than 80% of the soldiers who have participated in battles on the Eastern front of Ukraine have become afflicted with stress traumas of various degrees.
This means that over the next few years, we can predict that about 150,000 Ukrainian soldiers will need help from specialized adaptation support services. At least one-third of this support will be vital these individuals survival.