Mental Health of First Responders

Mental Health of First Responders

The mental health of first responders is a vital yet often neglected aspect of their well-being. In this blog, we will explore why it’s crucial for first responder organizations to invest in the mental health of their members. According to Utah State University,...
Self-Care for First Responders

Self-Care for First Responders

As first responders, you dedicate your lives to serving and protecting others, often facing high-stress situations that take a toll on your physical, emotional, and mental health. Although, taking care of yourself might be the last thing on your mind, self-care is a...
Four Years of PeerConnect

Four Years of PeerConnect

It’s been just over four years of PeerConnect. Four years since Superior North EMS approached us to help them. Their peer support coordinator was overwhelmed with the task of managing and tracking peer support connections, as well as ensuring all employees had...
First Responder Wellness App

First Responder Wellness App

Enhancing First Responder Wellness: The Need for a Proactive First Responder Wellness App First responders are the unsung heroes who courageously and selflessly serve their communities during emergencies and crises. Their demanding and high-stress roles can take a...
EMS Week 2023

EMS Week 2023

May 21-27, marks EMS Week 2023 in the States and Paramedic Services Week in Canada. In Canada, the theme for the week is “Diversity In Paramedicine – The Patient. The Provider. The Profession“. We spoke to District of Nipissing Paramedic Services to understand what...
Policing in 2023

Policing in 2023

It’s National Police Week across the US and Canada. For this blog, we spoke to the Peer Support Coordinator for North Bay Police about what policing in 2023 looks like and how North Bay Police is working to support their members. What does it mean to be a police...
Peer Support Programs for Nurses

Peer Support Programs for Nurses

This week marks Nurses Week across North America. It’s a moment to pause and say thank you to those who work tirelessly to ensure we can all live better and healthier lives. Like any profession, many grow up dreaming to enter a field where they can make a difference...
Sharing Your Mental Health Story

Sharing Your Mental Health Story

Mental health is a crucial component of our overall wellbeing, yet it’s often stigmatized and misunderstood. Many people struggle with mental health issues, but few feel comfortable discussing them openly. Sharing your mental health story can be a powerful way...