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Recent Announcements and New Resources on

American Ambulance Association

From on January 24, 2024 Recent Announcements TODAY: Rural Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Training Grant Pre-Application Webinar The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is hosting a webinar […] The post Recent Announcements and New Resources on appeared first on American Ambulance Association.

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The Silent Crisis: The impact of paediatric hospital social admissions

Don't Forget the Bubbles

Children with mental health needs Many young people present to EDs for urgent assessment because of difficulty accessing specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS), and a lack of appropriate psychiatric placements for children adds pressure to acute hospitals. Available at: [link] 201991.pdf


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Four signs a first responder may be suffering from post traumatic stress

First Responder Wellness

According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), over 30 percent of first responders suffer from a mental health condition, including post-traumatic stress (PTS).

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ACEP Advances Boarding Solutions


We must continue working to ensure an environment where each and every health care professional always has access to the necessary mental health care services they need and deserve, without fear of loss of licensure, loss of income, or other meaningful career setbacks associated with the stigma of getting the help they need.

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How Does Compassion Fatigue Affect First Responders?

First Responder Wellness

Compassion fatigue can adversely affect an individual’s personal, professional, and social functioning and can lead to psychological health concerns such as post-traumatic stress, depression, anxiety, and substance use disorders.

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Maintaining Resilience and Mental Health in the EMS Profession


First off, every EMS agency should have a wellness and resilience program that includes a variety of mental health services that focus on both prevention and assistance to help individuals when they’re suffering from mental health or emotional problems. Great advice, but how is that even possible?

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Country Stars Alan Jackson, Anne Wilson, Brad Paisley, Brenda Lee, Carrie Underwood, Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, George Strait, Jon Pardi, Keith Urban, Luke Bryan, and Reba McEntire Join Forces for First Responders Children’s Foundation

First Responders Childrens' Foundation

A portion of the sponsors’ proceeds will provide scholarships and mental health services to children who have lost a parent in the line of duty. Select packages also benefit the Country Music Hall of Fame, The Store, and C.A.T.S. Foundation.