An Introduction to Mental Health for Paramedic Science explores how mental health problems impact on the individual in the context of emergency medicine, covering the critical areas that students and practitioners need to know, such as: *The key characteristics of mental health problems*How mental health problems relate to the assessment performed in the community*Referral pathways*Treatment following referral. Taking key concepts of mental health, including person-centred care, as the framework Mental Health for Paramedic Science includes guidance on:*Multidisciplinary working*Principles and practical applications of legislation*Evidence based bio-medical approaches*Trauma informed careWritten by experienced paramedic educators this new book is the go-to guide for students and practicing paramedics wanting to explore mental health treatments as encountered in paramedic settings. Joanne Augustus is the course leader and a senior lecturer for the Foundation Degree in Mental Health at the University of Worcester, UK. Yuet Wah Patrick is a senior lecturer in paramedic science at the University of Gloucester, UK. Paula Gardner is a senior lecturer in paramedic science at the University of Worcester, UK.