Brief Description of OSI-CAN:
OSI-CAN is an Operational Stress Injury/Post Traumatic Stress Support Initiative.
Initially created in January 2016 as a partnership between the Canadian Mental Health Association (SK) and The Royal Canadian Legion (Saskatchewan Command). In 2019, the program expanded to include Manitoba and the Alberta A.S.K Peer Support Groups, now operating more than 20 groups across the three provinces.
OSI-CAN offers Peer Support Groups, Family Support Groups, assistance with service dog acquisition and referrals to equine therapy programs. Our support groups provide a free, safe,
confidential, non-judgemental environment where we can talk openly about mental health.
To inspire hope and contribute to the continuous well-being and recovery process of Veterans, Community First Responders and Public Safety Personnel.
To empower and encourage them to strive for recovery, resiliency and
post traumatic growth through self-determination while creating a greater
To promote hope and recovery, empathic and equal relationships, self-
determination, dignity, respect and social inclusion. To build integrity,
authenticity, trust, health, wellness and lifelong learning through personal