Ontario Paramedics To Receive Mental Health Support in the Workplace

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Physical safety in the workplace is something that has been regulated and given attention for many years – unfortunately mental health does not get the attention it deserves.

The good news is that things are starting to change in Canada, and it seems that every few months more money and resources are being invested into mental health support for employees.

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The province’s government has said that it will put $200,000 to ‘a program developing a psychological health and wellness standard for paramedics across Canada.’

This program will allow the paramedics in Ontario to work with Canadian Standards Association (CSA), the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), and the Ontario Paramedics Association.

 

Read more about this here!