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  • Paramedicine... a calling
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  • Complexity meets controlled chaos
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  • From 9-1-1 to wherever you need us most

Paramedic Wellness

OPA Wellness Committee - Purpose

The purpose of the Ontario Paramedic Association Wellness Committee [OPAWC] is to equip Paramedics with pragmatic tools for attaining a wellness continuum within the field of Paramedicine. This Committee has been established by the Ontario Paramedic Association [OPA] which has a vested interest in supporting the health and well-being of its members. The aim of this Committee is to identify and implement systems of support through educational initiatives, community engagement and political advocacy.

Ontario Paramedic Association - Wellness Committee

The OPA is seeking Full Paramedic Members to fill the positions of 2 Committee members on the OPAWC (Ontario Paramedic Association Wellness Committee). 

Canadian Institute for Public Safety Research and Treatment

As part of the National Research Consortium, CIPSRT serves as the Knowledge Exchange Hub for knowledge synthesis, translation, and exchange that relies upon the best contemporary research evidence supporting an overall mission to help current and former public safety personnel, their leaders, and their families to maintain and improve their mental health and well-being.

Supporting the Health and Wellness of Paramedics and their Families During COVID - 19

Achieving a balance between rest, nutrition, movement and emotional health is important for the Paramedic and their loved ones to maintain in order to avoid physical and emotional depletion.  

The OPA Wellness Committee is working to bring you information to help support you and your family in this time of need.