Episode 45 – Brandon Dreiman

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSOn this episode of “The 25 Live”, Jim has a discussion with Captain Brandon Dreiman from the Indianapolis Fire Department. Captain Dreiman speaks to his own battles beating alcoholism and how it helped transform him into the Departments Wellness & Support Coordinator.

Episode 41 – Travis Howze Part 1

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSOn this episode of “The 25 Live”, Jim has a discussion with former U.S. Marine, Firefighter, Police Officer, Comedian, and new author of “Create your own light. Finding post traumatic purpose”. This is part 1 of a 3 part series. On this particular episode Travis discusses traumatic events during his childhood, Firefighter Cancer, …

Episode 32 – Ben Vernon Part 1

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSOn this episode of “The 25 Live”, Jim has a discussion with San Diego Firefighter Ben Vernon. Ben describes being stabbed while on an EMS run and the physical and mental injuries that resulted. More information from Ben can be found at: http://benvernon.com

Episode 31 – Dane & Alison Fienning

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSOn this episode of “The 25 Live”, Jim has a discussion regarding behavioral health with FF/PM Dane Fienning and his wife Alison who is a Mental Health Clinician. Dane & Alison have put together a program to help firefighters and their spouses with some of the behavioral issues that come with the police/fire …

Episode 25 – Dr. Platoni

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSOn this episode of “The 25 Live”, Jim has a discussion with retired US Army Colonel Dr. Kathy Platoni regarding behavioral health in the military/first responders. Dr Platoni served as a clinical psychologist for more than three decades before retiring in 2013. Dr Platoni was deployed on four occasions in time of war …

Episode 22 – Paul Melhuish

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSOn this Episode of “The 25 Live’, Jim has a discussion With the Cleveland Association of Rescue Employees (C.A.R.E) Local 1975 Union President Paul Melhuish. Paul represents the Dispatchers, Paramedics and EMT’s at Cleveland EMS. Paul describes the contract battle Local 1975 have endured with the City of Cleveland regarding Behavioral Health Benefits …

Episode 3 – Todd LeDuc: Discussion on FF Physicals & Behavioral Health

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSOn the 3rd episode of “The 25” Jim discusses Firefighter medical physicals & Behavioral Health issues with Todd LeDuc. Todd recently retired as an Assistant Chief at the Broward County Sheriff Fire Rescue. In June of 2019, Todd was named the Chief Strategy Officer for Lifescan Wellness.