Responder Resilience show 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 guests sharing vital information about wellness topics for first responders. For resilience strategies with compassion and humanity from the front lines of responder health and wellness, subscribe and watch it here.
Guest, John Vargo
John Vargo is an Account Executive at O2X Human Performance. John joined O2X five years after retiring from the Chandler Fire Department after a 20-year career. After retiring from the fire department, John formed Turn In, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to introduce first responders to meditation and performance through mindfulness. John has been a keynote speaker addressing first responder mental wellness for various state and city agencies across the country. In 2021 John kicked off a podcast, The Inside Job Podcast, which focuses on wellness issues relating to the mind and body. John enjoys running, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, cold immersion, and practicing yoga. John has three adult children, two grandchildren, and lives with his wife in San Diego, California.