Paramedic Services

What will my success look like?

  • Decrease absenteeism and early retirement rate stemming from job-related stress
  • Healthier culture reinforced by a sense of trust and support among members at every level
  • Improvement in communication and depth in dialogue throughout your entire organization
  • Team more engaged and more connected to better serve the community

Supervisors have the best of intentions when it comes to supporting their paramedical team, but aren’t sure where to begin implementing a workplace wellness program, or if their current efforts are doing the job.

The First Response App and Program provides first response workers with a secure place to request contact from a Peer Support worker, and allows wellness coordinators to ensure the needs of their members are managed and cared for.


Mental Health

Roughly 44.5% of first responders screened positively for symptoms consistent with one or more mental disorders, such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.


1 in 4 PTSD

One in four paramedics in Canada will develop PTSD in the course of their careers.

Proactive Peer Management Tool

Evidence Based Self-Assessment Tools

Custom iOS and Android app


Collaborative Resource Sharing

MeasureS: Live, Monthly, Quarterly

Commit to Connect

Build your own version of PeerConnect and ensure 100% coverage of your members.

What leaders are saying

We’ve been searching for a program that would help us more easily connect our firefighters to their peer support teams, both internally and across our partner agencies. There is nothing we have found that provides the features and value that PeerConnect offers, and we are excited about the possibilities this app has opened for us in offering more support to our membership and communities.

Kristen Weppler
Peer Support and Wellness Coordinator
Ontario-based Fire Service

PeerConnect is the only program I have seen that will increase access to care and reduce the time and resources spent coordinating our Peer Support teams.

Dr. Heather Rose-Carlson

Clinical Psychologist
Police Department Peer Support Director

As a clinical researcher and trainer in the mental health space, I appreciate the importance and sustainability of First Response Mental Health's program. Organizations who use the system and participate in the training will see an increase in helpful interactions and communication among their team members, leading to healthier and more supportive workplaces.

Jo-Ann Vis
Professor of Social Work
Lakehead University

First Response Mental Health has developed a revolutionary solution to helping improve employee mental health. Any organization with more than a handful of people should consider PeerConnect for improving company culture.

Brian Dunn Phd.
Oxford University

PeerConnect not only helps our school system, but our entire community of family members and support staff. We’re excited to be implementing this product at Matawa.

Brad Battiston
Matawa First Nations Learning Centre


231 Red River Road,
Thunder Bay, ON
P7B 1A7

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FRMH does not provide crisis support. If you need immediate assistance please consider these providers in Canada or USA.

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