As the global pandemic continues, it is taking a toll on the mental health of first responders. It’s essential to remember that mental health is just as important as physical health. These resources can help first responders and their organizations better understand how the pandemic can impact mental health, and offers suggestions on how to support the mental health of first responders.
BC Emergency Health Services Handbook
BC Emergency Health Services has their handbook through an app and is the official source for their treatment guidelines. In addition, it contains BCEHS-specific operational content and various clinically accepted best practice models for paramedics. The app now has an additional button for COVID-19 and contains best practices for things such as PPE. While this was designed for paramedics, firefighters and police may find this useful. Here are the links to find it in the app store: