Saving the lives of life savers: JSGS student examines paramedics' need for mental health support

Suicide and mental illness among Canadian first responders represents a major health issue, with about 250, including 63 paramedics, having taken their own lives since 2014 (The Tema Conter Memorial Trust (Tema)). Considering this, it begs the question: why haven’t we been working harder to save those who spend their days and nights saving us?

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