Stories from the Edge: Lessons from a PTSD Warrior

  • November 11, 2021
  • 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Online Zoom Session

Facilitated by Sharon Bak

Sharon's Biography

Sharon Bak holds a diploma in Social Service Work and spent twenty years supporting individuals with various special needs and their families. She is an avid volunteer and has held leadership positions with many community organizations including the Pass Lake Volunteer Fire Department, Canadian Red Cross, Thunder Bay and Area Victim Services, the Thunder Bay branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Thunder Bay Family Network, and Family Alliance Ontario. In 2019 Sharon took on the volunteer role of Northern Operations Manager for Boots on the Ground, a 24/7 peer support service for first responders. She is currently employed with the Ministry of the Solicitor General, working as an Emergency Management Field Officer for the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management. Her personal and professional experiences provide valuable insight into the darkness that can come from trauma but also the resilience each of us has to pursue recovery and make positive changes.