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"Second, we can't pretend to know all the factors that are going on in that situation."Although she wouldn't comment on specifics of the case, Heber said a case manager can assign a local therapist to a veteran in a small city like North Bay, and provide oversight of their case.
If the veteran moves, a fresh case manager is assigned, she said.
He said Poulin joined a support group and "had brief interactions with a social worker" after he became a veteran.
Woodward said after his suicide attempt, Poulin was prescribed medical marijuana, seemed to not take his medication with the same regularity, and she observed the visits to the couple's therapy sessions decreased. Alexandra Heber, the chief psychiatrist at Veterans Affairs, said the Springhill murder-suicide is a "terrible, terrible tragedy," and said there will be an internal review."We need to keep in mind how rare an event this is," she said of the murder-suicide.
Word of the couple's deaths came with a phone call from an RCMP detective who'd been at the scene in Springhill, N. The officer told Jessica Ridley that her 45-year-old sister was the victim of "blunt force trauma to the head" and that Poulin, 42, had taken his own life after a fire was set in the small white house they were renovating.
The couple, who had been together for about 15 months, had moved east to renovate a home and begin a new life together.
When her mother had a hysterectomy in February of last year, she said the heavyset veteran had flopped down on the floor each night next to a couch where she was recovering, ready to offer help.
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the caller stated Lex had texted her earlier that day saying she wanted to "end her life" and when the caller went to check on her it appeared Lex had OD'd on prescription pills.
Amidst her grief, Ridley finds herself wondering what happened in the small Nova Scotia town three weeks ago, and concludes no definitive answer is possible."He might have been having flashbacks....
The only two people who know what happened are not here," Ridley said in an interview from her home in Sudbury, Ont.
A photo taken three years ago of Alia Woodward (left), with her mother Jennifer Lynne Semenec. (HO-Jessica Ridley/Canadian Press)Jennifer Lynne Semenec died far from her home in North Bay, Ont., at the hands of a veteran with PTSD who had said he wouldn't be "another soldier who falls through the cracks" of treatment.