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Don't Forget Your Roots Book

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Don't Forget Your Roots Book

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Sylvain Routhier was a remarkably successful police sergeant with a struggle that would up-root everything. He was dedicated to his career with the Ontario Provincial Police, and active in his community. Affectionately known as “Roots”, he was adored by friends and family, yet no one knew the weight he silently began to carry: PTSD and a mental illness were gripping his thoughts and overtaking his life, which ended sadly, in the summer of 2018. This is Sylvain’s story, told by his wife Sarah. It’s an honest and raw account of their love, their struggle, and the tragedy their family lived through. Discover the warning signs Sarah wishes she would have known as a police wife, how she has overcome adversity, and how Sylvain’s death has become a catalyst for change for first responders and their organizations. A portion of the book proceeds will be donated to the Sylvain Routhier Memorial Foundation (www.sylvainrouthierfoundation.com) which assists in the efforts to raise awareness and: • Support families and children whose parents have been victims of PTSD related deaths • Support first responders in need who are suffering from PTSD who will benefit from otherwise inaccessible programs • Support for bursaries to aid deserving students in their studies related to trauma support of first responders, or to pursue careers as first responders