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Do You Ever Feel Like Everything Is Going Up In Flames? Fire fighters, police officers, military, EMS providers, and all first responders are under immense pressure and stress, day in and day out. This can lead to incredible challenges both at work and at home. My mission is to put a spotlight on these problems and help find solutions with the Rescue the Rescuer podcast.. I want to help shred the shame and highlight strategies that work to alleviate and eliminate common stumbling blocks for First Responders like addiction, PTSD, relationship failure, and more.

On-Demand Episodes

Joe Gorton CMHC is an empathetic, effective, and motivated therapist. He is experienced with a broad range of mental and behavioral disorders specifically with addiction. Joe has seen first hand the destructive nature of those... more

Join My Friend to the North in Canada, Dan Bowers and I as we discuss the unique program he created for families of first responders. A retired Detective Sergeant, Dan spent over 30 years with the Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.).... more

Join Alabama Flight Medic Daniel Mills and I discuss his very personal and raw battle with mental health and substances. He has recovered and come out on the other side and is doing a lot to help others not only as a prehospial provider but... more

Join Award Winnig filmaker Jim Ellis , Former Undercover Agent Victor Resendez, and I as we discuss the documentary they are creating that highlights what it really is like to be a police officer. They go deep into the life of a cop and... more

Join Former Chicago FD Paramedic Leah Siwinski and I discuss her journey from darkenss and innto the light. I began my EMS career in 2005 and later joined the Chicago Fire Department. My role as a paramedic and my desire to help others... more

Join clinician Travis Gray of Agape Wellness Centers share about the groundbreaking tool he created to help people more effiiciently with amazing resutts. Agape Wlelness Centers is a sponsor of the Rescue the Rescuer show.... more

Join James and I as we discuss his passion for helping people in the acute emergency, but also how he was a pioneer in his agency regardng it " being ok to not be ok.' James Boomhower, BS, FP-C, NR-P, C-NPT has been involved in... more

Join the author and I discuss the effectiveness of this tool in the arensal of weapons used to fight the opiate epdiemic. Travis Lupick is an award-winning journalist based in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside and the author of Fighting... more

Join "Dan,' a cop who is currently in treatment tell his story. HIs real name has been kept confidential to protect his privacy. He talks candidly about using alocohol to self medicate, the realization that his career as he knows it is over,... more

Join Greg Cunningham, Former Cop share his jaw dropping story of an injury an innocent prescription to manage the pain, and the avalanche of destruction that caused him to lose it all. I am a former police officer with over a decade of... more

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