Ann Marie Farina
Ann Marie Farina is a NR-P in Washington state. She has been in EMS since 2003 and has worked in a variety of positions in Alaska and Washington since then. Over the years her jobs have included working as a wildland fire medic, a dual-role firefighter/paramedic, a 911 transport medic, and as an educator. In March of 2014 Ann founded The Code Green Campaign, a mental health awareness campaign that raises awareness about mental health conditions and suicide in first responders. Through Code Green, Ann has worked as an educator, researcher and consultant in order to assist agencies in improving their mental health programs. Ann is a member of the EMS1 Editorial Advisory Board.
FULL LIST OF Ann Marie Farina RESULTS
Answering the call: A paramedic's 10 days at Standing Rock–
Providing care on the snow covered prairie reconnected me with my paramedic roots and reminds me there are many ways for paramedics to be caregivers
What can CDC data tell us about first responder suicide?–
Accurate data, specific to first responders, is critical in understanding and preventing suicide
The tragedy and disgrace of bullying in EMS and fire–
The suicide of Nicole Mittendorff causes us to ask the question: What is the impact of bullying on emergency responder mental health and suicide?
SC bill aims to cover PTSD under workers’ compensation–
Deputy Sheriff, shot and injured in the line of duty, champions PTSD coverage as a workers’ comp benefit
EMS burnout: Try this 4-step cure–
When I reached a tipping point in my career I realized I needed to change if I was going to last any longer as a medic
Self-care tips to recover from a traumatic EMS incident–
Responding to an active shooter incident can be career ending, but self-care and after-care can prevent problems and preserve your career
How to speak up if you’re worried about a co-worker's mental health–
When an EMT or paramedic is in distress and suffering from mental illness you have options to help them
EMS1 Top 5
- 50 awesome songs to listen to in the ambulance
- Quiz: How accurately can you triage 10 MCI patients?
- Wash. firefighters, paramedics to get ballistic vests, helmets
- Suit: Ambulance company denied rest breaks to paramedics, EMTs
- Video: Volunteer firefighter-EMT rescues girl who fell out of bus