APS Radio 23 – Tim Spradlin

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSTim Spradlin has done it all!  Firefighter, Fire Chief, Police Officer, Arson Investigator, Veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, awarded a Bronze Medal, and has three degrees.  Despite all these achievements, Tim was depressed, drinking way too much, had family issues, and dealt with significant PTSD from all his experiences. Saddle up …

Episode 85 – Delbert Grush

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSDelbert Grush served in the U.S. Army as a Paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne. Delbert was medically retired with MS in 2012. Post service, Delbert struggled physically, mentally, and spiritually until he attended a Save A Warrior retreat in 2019. Delbert is now in the planning stages of his Tour FloCal ride in …

Episode 80 – Matty Fiorenza

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis Episode features Anaheim FF/PM Matty Fiorenza. Matty opens up on the trauma and hardships that had him feeling suicidal. He also shares his road to recovery and how he pays it forward as a Peer Supporter, and advocate for Simple Recovery. https://www.shiftwellness.com

Episode 62 – David Freeman

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis episode features Cleveland Heights Fire Chief David Freeman. Chief Freeman describes his behavioral health struggles and being assisted by the Save The Warrior program. Chief Freeman also discusses meditation and breaking the stigma of behavioral health from the top down. More info on the Save A Warrior program and meditation: https://s584e0.a2cdn1.secureserver.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/freeman-files.pdf