Dean On Campus » A tragedy turns the spotlight to mental health

Queen's University| Mon Jan 09 10:07:50 EST 2017
Dean On Campus  » A tragedy turns the spotlight to mental health

This past week, Canadians have been processing the devastating story of the deaths of military veteran Lionel Desmond, his wife Shanna, their 10-year-old daughter, Aliyah, and his mother, Brenda. In what the media is calling an apparent murder-suicide, it is believed that Lionel took the lives of his family members before taking his own.

Lionel (pictured, right), who had recently returned from a tour in Afghanistan, had been living with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a conditio....

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