Opinion: Front-line workers are our heroes, but now they need to take care of themselves

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Canada’s front-line workers — including paramedics, police officers, nurses, physicians, corrections officers and firefighters — face unique risks. Members of these industry sectors run the risk of screening higher than the general population for mental health disorders such as PTSD, depressive disorders and anxiety disorders. They may also be more likely to die by suicide.