Data on the paramedic workforce for this fact sheet has been taken from the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Paramedicine Board statistics, while the jurisdictional ambulance services data has been derived from the Report on Government Services (ROGS).
This research identified that acute male mental health presentations to ambulance services are both frequent and complex, with paramedics feeling that they are poorly equipped to respond effectively.
This report outlines findings from the inquiry into the role of Commonwealth, state and territory governments in addressing the high rates of mental health conditions experienced by first responders, emergency service workers and volunteers in Australia.
This report was developed as part of Beyond Blue’s national mental health and wellbeing study of police and emergency services.
This report into the mental health and wellbeing of police and emergency services reflects the voices and experiences of 21,014 serving and former employees and volunteers from police, fire, ambulance and state emergency services agencies. The response rate signals that mental health and wellbeing are...
This is the report of a day-long roundtable exploring better ways of preventing the debilitating mental consequences of traumatic stress and improving mental health outcomes for front-line first responder personnel.