20%-35% of Partners of Emergency Responders at Risk of PTSD...

Behind Many Emergency Workers Is A Stressed Partner Supporting Someone Whose Job Can Be Traumatic.

What Support Is There For The Partners?


Click here to read the article that appeared in the New Zealand Herald on 30 May 2017.

Click here to read the study by PhD candidate Anna Stowe Alrutz, University of Auckland.

4th Annual Symposium on PTSD and Secondary Trauma

"Moving Forward Together"

CMHA (Brant-Haldimand-Norfolk) 

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Dan will be participating in a PTSD panel presentation and will then conduct a First Eyes® Proactive Family  Mental Health Program presentation at this event.

Location: Paris Fairgrounds, Silver Street, Paris, ON

Click here to inquire about having your own First Eyes® workshop.

Click here for CMHA BHN.

Retired OPP Officer Tackles PTSD With A Plan

An interview by Jessica Cunha


Proactive planning offers healthier coping, treatment options.


Click here to read the 12 Sept 2017 article.

First Eyes® in Chicago at the 2nd Annual Rosecrance Florian Symposium


To Resonate - Be Vulnerable

Click here to read the great review of Dan's presentation from 21 Sept 2017.

What's Bill C-211 All About?

Dan Bowers with MP Todd Doherty (Cariboo-Prince George) after the Second Reading of Bill C-211.

House of Commons of Canada
A Private Member's Bill that would require the federal Minister of Health to convene a conference with federal, provincial and territorial representatives to develop a federal framework to address the challenges of recognizing symptoms and providing timely diagnosis and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
First Reading - 28 January 2017
Second Reading - 30 May 2017
Third Reading - 16 June 2017
 Senate First Reading - 19 June 2017
Senate Second Reading - 05 May 2018
Senate Third Reading - 14 June 2018
Royal Assent - 2018
Bill C-211 is now known as the Federal Framework on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Act

Badge of Life Canada Conference

Ottawa Police Association - November 2016

Dan Bowers presented the First Eyes® program at the Badge of Life Canada Conference.