Responder Resilience

Videos

We’ll be speaking with Steven Wilcox Director of Education for FrontlineCT about their first responder peer support program and the stigma around first responder mental health. Mental health issues are still infrequently discussed in the first responder community. The paramedic profession has a hig…

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Norm Wielsch was a police officer for 26 years, during which time he saw a lot, made some bad decisions, suffered and overcame opioid addiction and spent time in prison. Norm talks about how he emerged stronger from his suffering and became a positive force to help others.

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In this episode, we discuss Police Wellness and Resilience, and the soon to be released book "Living Blue" being written by Barbara Rubel and Jason M. Palamara.

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Never Forget: Lessons Learned at the NY Telephone Fire | S2 E22 | With Dan Noonan (FDNY Ret.) and Chief Frank Leeb (FDNY)

In 1975, a fire erupted at a telephone relay company in lower Manhattan. Many of the 699 firefighters developed cancer and other illnesses from exposure to carcinogens at tha…

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What is Reiki and Shamanic Healing, and how can it benefit first responders? This episode features an interview with energy practitioners Akilah Barr and Deana Pacqua speaking about Reiki, Shamanic Healing and other Alternative Healing Modalities for First Responders.

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​​Functional Medicine: A Natural Path for Responders

This episode features an interview with first responder Dr Ken Hoffman, a functional medicine doctor in practice for 20 years. He is Medical Director of SOPHIA Natural Health Center in Brookfield CT which delivers the most comprehensive scient…

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On this episode, Stacy, Bonnie and David speak with Deputy Chief Bernie Meehan, a veteran of over 400 first responder critical incident debriefings. Our topic: Critical Incident Stress Management and Debriefings, and how a CISD/CISM debrief can kick start the healing process.

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We speak with Dan Willis, a retired police Captain who is an expert on the proven benefits of serving with your heart and acting with compassion in the face of job-related trauma and stress. Dan is a highly regarded expert on the subject of emotional survival and improving spiritual wellness for la…

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Yoga for Responders: Powerful Tools for Stress Relief

In this episode, we speak with yoga instructors Wendy Boscia and Steve Zagami. Wendy comes from a family of responders, including her dad and brothers, and Steve is a retired U.S.M.C. Sgt., and FDNY Firefighter.

Wendy and Steve will explai…

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First Responder Addiction Treatment: New Approaches

On this episode, Bonnie and David speak with Michele Giorgianni, First Responder Liaison at Aware Recovery Care @awarerecoverycare, and Jason Palamara, Director of Veteran & First R…

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In this mini-documentary episode hosted by Dr. Stacy Raymond, we will take a closer look at first responder and military spirituality. Everyone has their own concept of what it means and that's what makes this topic so interesting.

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On this episode, we’ll be speaking with Nick Nunnally, USCG (ret), City of Danbury Firefighter and Plank Owner of 2NDGO.org Nick will be talking about transitioning from one purpose to another and creating a community that lasts after your career is over.

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On this episode, we’ll be speaking with Chief of Police John Lynch from the Town of Wilton, CT and Nick Paproski, Director Of Operations at Vintech Management Services, about what you can do to become an engaged, proactive leader.

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On this episode, we’ll be speaking about the many unique challenges that come with being a spouse of a first responder. We’ll review some of the real life issues faced by first responder spouses, along with some solutions.

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COPLINE is a confidential, 24 hour, toll free helpline for law enforcement professionals and their families that is answered by retired police officers. Stephanie Samuels, Director of COPLINE, speaks about the stressors in law enforcement and the barriers to seeking help.

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This video aims to raise awareness of the incredible work performed by K9 First Responders. K9 First Responders provides K9 teams trained to assist victims of disaster, catastrophe, crisis or violence, and serve communities and individuals as well as Police, Fire, EMS and other responders.

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In this mini-documentary, we hear from the rank and file, firefighters, paramedics, police officers and dispatch who have used EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) to overcome traumatic stress.

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Show trailer for an up close and personal look as we hear from firefighters, paramedics, police officers and dispatch who have used EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and how it changed the lives of several responders to overcome traumatic stress.

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Matt Domyancic, The Tactical Chaplain, talks about how to enjoy a first responder career that provides deeper meaning to your spiritual life.

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Practical solutions to the Challenges of Firefighter and First Responder Relationships with columnist / author Anne Gagliano and her spouse, retired Seattle Fire Captain Mike Gagliano.

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Topic is mental health awareness for first responders, and finding the right clinician, with Deputy Chief Bernie Meehan.

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On this episode, Stacy and David speak with Ray Connors, Retired Chief, State of Connecticut Animal Control Unit about what Animal Control Officers actually do.

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On this episode, Dr. Stacy Raymond and David speak with Eve Bucca, Executive Director of Stand Fast Alliance about how they empower first responders, military and their families with the tools, training and resources they need to face the unique challenges of their service, with strength and resilie

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Responder Resilience Show for Fire, Police, EMS, Dispatch is dedicated to improving the mental and physical well-being of police, fire, EMS, and dispatch personnel. Hosted by Lt. David Dachinger (Ret.), Dr. Stacy Raymond, Psy.D., and Bonnie C. Rumilly, LCSW/EMT-B, these broadcasts feature expert gu…

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