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...
EP 69: The Calling of the Chaplain

EP 69: The Calling of the Chaplain

In this Beyond the 1st Response episode, Christy and Ciara enjoyed talking to Chaplain Chaz Blackburn, a Nevada chaplain who advocates for First Responders and their family’s mental wellness. Being a Chaplain  According to Chaz, being a Chaplain has done...
EP 68: Stigma This

EP 68: Stigma This

In this Beyond the 1st Response episode, Christy and Ciara had a conversation about a quote from a police chief that they read and how that mindset does damage to first responders. Words Can Sting “Our focus is to get our officers back to work where they can put it...