EP: 78 Beneath the Badge Family Style

EP: 78 Beneath the Badge Family Style

In this episode of Beyond the 1st Response, Christy and Ciara talk with Dave Dyke, a form police officer from Minnesota, about life Beneath the Badge They Didn’t Ask Dave had been struggling with the calls piling up inside him over the years. Until one day, he just...
EP 77: The Three C’s

EP 77: The Three C’s

In this Beyond the 1st Response episode, Christy and Ciara talked about moving forward after loss and trauma. The 3 C’s Christy and Ciara talked about how moving forward can be so hard, but having healthy relationships with significant others and friends and family...
EP 76: Blue Grit Wellness- Eric Tung

EP 76: Blue Grit Wellness- Eric Tung

In this  Beyond the 1st Response episode, Christy had a profound discussion with Eric Tung, a highly respected police commander, department wellness coordinator, and peer support leader. They delved into the crucial topic of open conversations and the need to...
EP 75: The Calling – Greg Podolak

EP 75: The Calling – Greg Podolak

In  today’s Beyond the 1st Response episode, Christy and Ciara talked with Greg Podolak, a blended clinician for first responders at Halfwild Counseling.     The Calling to Help Greg’s story is inspiring and humbling at the same time. Greg came from a family of first...
EP 74: Is This the End?

EP 74: Is This the End?

In this Beyond the 1st Response episode, Christy and Ciara continued conversation with Elizabeth Fiorenza. Is This The End? Elizabeth recalls the day Matty had tried to take his life, and she had decisions to make. Death or divorce. Elizabeth knew Matty needed help...