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This brochure is also available in French.

This resource provides answers to frequently asked questions about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including:

  • Is it normal to feel emotionally distressed after experiencing a traumatic event?
  • What is post-traumatic stress disorder?
  • What are some symptoms of PTSD?
  • What causes PTSD?
  • Who does PTSD affect?
  • How do I find out if I'm experiencing PTSD?
  • What types of treatments are available to me?

This resource provides answers to frequently asked questions about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and workers compensation, including:

  • Am I covered by the WCB if I have PTSD or another psychological injury?
  • What is the PTSD presumption?
  • Do I have to work in a certain occupation to be covered by the PTSD presumption?
  • What if I suffered a psychological injury many years ago? Am I still covered?
  • Does PTSD presumptive coverage guarantee that my WCB claim will be accepted?
  • Does the PTSD presumption give workers special benefits?
  • What types of treatments does the WCB cover?

For free copies of this resource, email wcb@wcb.mb.ca with the resource name and quantities.

For free copies of this resource, email wcb@wcb.mb.ca with the resource name and quantities.

This resource is also available in: Amharic, Arabic, Chinese, Cree, Czech, Dari, French, German, Karen, Ojibwa, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tagalog, Tigrinya, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

 

For free copies of this resource, email wcb@wcb.mb.ca with the resource name and quantities.

 

This resource is also available in French.

This poster describes what to expect from a good return to work plan.

In this video, Dr. Sarvesh Logsetty from Health Sciences Centre explains that a gradual return to work with modified duties is good for injury recovery.