2021 Deeper Dive Series – Dr. Ross Laird

Dr. Ross Laird
Following up from the 2021 Speaker Series Session 4, Silent struggles: A look at stigma and co-morbidities in the first responder community, the BC First Responders’ Mental Health committee brought back Dr. Ross Laird for an in-depth conversation.

Covering a range of topics, audience members can expect to:

  • gain an understanding of the intersectionality of stigma, shame and loss and the impacts on mental health and how to prevent this
  • learn about adaptive and maladaptive methods of coping and strategies for building self-awareness to mitigate maladaptive coping
  • explore the root causes of addiction to further discuss information and tools valuable to first responders, and
  • hear further discussion on information and tools valuable to first responders.