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 …
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis episode features Kevin Ferrara and focuses on AFFF Class B foam use throughout the military. Kevin is also a fellow podcaster with AFSO21 and his shows can be followed at: https://afso21.com/podcast
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis episode features Dr. Suzy Bird Gulliver from the Warrior Research Institute. Dr Suzy discuss breaking the behavioral health stigma with first responders, her work with the IAFF, Telehealth, & Equestrian therapy. https://www.bswhealth.med/research/Pages/institutes-and-centers/warriors-research-institute/projects.aspx
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis episode features Jo Terry from the Chip Terry Fund. Jo discusses her husbands struggles with PTSD that ultimately led to his suicide in 2017. As a result, Jo created the Chip Terry Fund to help other first responders & their families with Behavioral Health Awareness and Support. https://thechipterryfund.org
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
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSEpisode 78 features Chief Ron Lindroth from the Central Valley Fire District located in Belgrade Montana. In this episode, Chief Lindroth describes designing a first of its kind separate decon building. Available on all major podcast apps & www.The25Live.com Firehouse article: https://www.firehouse.com/stations/article/21164953/fire-station-architects-tca-architecture-planning-station-design-a-detached-decontamination-building-examined
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSEpisode 77 features retired Chicago BC Dan DeGryse. Dan discusses behavioral health at CFD and creating the Florian Program for first responders at Rosecrance.
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis episode features Dayton FOP 44 member Byron Branch. In 2016 Officer Branch’s cruiser was involved in a MVA resulted in him losing his right leg. Byron discusses his physical and mental battles to return to full duty and continue with Team USA fencing.
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis episode features Jason Patton from Fire Department Chronicles. Jason discusses his comedy, his personal struggles and breaking the stigma of behavioral health. Banyan Treatment Centers: https://www.banyantreatmentcenter.com Fire Department Chronicles youtube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZbWCodPFwH2QQn772QnUxQ Fire Dept Coffee: https://www.firedeptcoffee.com
Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSThis episode features Larissa Conroy from Orlando Firefighters Local 1365. Larissa discusses her PFAS articles, propaganda from the other side, upcoming IAFF Resolutions on PFAS, and her fitness accomplishments. Larissa’s articles on PFAS: https://firerescuemagazine.firefighternation.com/2020/06/30/what-if-i-told-you-your-gear-was-causing-cancer-part-2/#gref