Trev Bungay has served 7 tours in the Canadian forces, including 4 in Afghanistan. He will discuss his personal struggle to overcome the aftermath of war and PTSD, as well as his mission as co founder and VP of Trauma Healing Centers Inc, which seeks to help veterans, first responders, and anyone suffering from PTSD.
Directly upon graduation from high school Trev commenced studies in Criminology at Academy Canada in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Trev’s long time interest in the Canadian Forces prevailed however, and he opted to focus his attention on this profession of-choice and soon enrolled and relocated to Oromocto, New Brunswick.
Trev served 17 years in the infantry completing an impressive 7 missions in Bosnia, Haiti & Africa, and 4 tours to Afghanistan. Leading groups of 8-10 troops in combat, per mission, and upwards of 40 troops for 6 months, as a mobile force. Trev formally retired from the military in 2014 with PTSD and after countless hardships struggling with the illness he decided to take his health and recovery into his own hands. After a long battle he overcame adversary and found healing in healing, helping fellow soldiers with PTSD and Chronic Pain using medical cannabis and full wellness plans.
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