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Project Mayday: Jill Engle

How does an 18 year fire captain become a substance abuser and on the most wanted list? Hear the captivating story of Jill Engle.

Input Needed on EMS Mental Health During COVID-19

Researchers are conducting a survey about EMS provider stress and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic and are seeking input from active EMS clinicians about their experiences during the pandemic.
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Recognizing and Supporting EMS Providers with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

First responders are at a higher risk of developing mental health and substance use disorders than the rest of the population.
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Participants Needed for Mental Health Survey

Researchers are looking for first responders to answer questions about their mental health and quality of life during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mobile Life Support Services (NY) Sheds Light On EMS Provider Mental Health During National...

Mobile Life Support is raising awareness in support of their staff and fellow providers across the country during National Suicide Awareness Month.

Another Dose: Mental Health and the EMS Provider

Dr. Candice McDonald and Robin Goldinger, RN, are joined by special guests to discuss mental health and the EMS provider.

Doctor’s Suicide Sparks Mental Health Bill in Senate

The issue captured national attention when Dr. Lorna Breen, a physician from Charlottesville, Virginia, working on the frontlines of the pandemic in New York, died by suicide.

First Responders and PTSD: A Literature Review

The time has come to put the mental health needs of our first responders before their call of duty, writes Ashley Fitzpatrick.

Israel-U.S. Collaboration Creates International Mental Health Service For First Responders

The new program, termed Corona Care Israel, is a free, anonymous, 24/7 mental health service that provides critical relief to first responders and health care workers suffering from the mental health stress of COVID-19.
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Cleveland (OH) EMS Step Closer to PTSD Coverage, Back Pay

Paramedics, EMTs and dispatchers in Cleveland (OH) will receive nearly $4 million in back pay and mental health language that addresses post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in their contract.