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Responder Resilience

Step into the world of real-life heroes with RESPONDER RESILIENCE, an insightful podcast that sheds light on the challenges and triumphs of firefighters, EMTs, dispatchers, and law enforcement professionals. Hear firsthand accounts from our community's finest as they discuss critical issues on the job and share their experiences with hosts Lt. David Dachinger (ret.), Bonnie Rumilly LCSW/EMT and Dr. Stacy Raymond. Explore topics of mental and physical wellness with emergency services thought leaders, and get ready to be inspired and gain a deeper appreciation for the sacrifices and resilience of our responders.
Weekly Show
Schedule Station
BBS Station 1
Schedule Broadcast Day
6:00 pm CT
6:55 pm CT
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Guest, Samantha Horwitz and John Salerno

Guest Name
Samantha Horwitz and John Salerno
Guest Occupation
Former Secret Service, Retired NYPD Detective, Sept 11 First Responders, Podcast Hosts
Guest Biography

Samantha Horwitz, is a 9/11 First Responder, former United States Secret Service Agent, speaker and author, Sam has become an expert in handling stress and managing PTS. She has spoken nationally to Law Enforcement, Veteran, business, and faith-based communities on how to recognize and combat the effects of PTS, how to minimize the damage stress can cause in the workplace, and how to support those who have PTS.

John Salerno is also a 9/11 first responder, a retired NYPD Detective, and firefighter turned Comedian. John spent most of his life working the rough streets of Brooklyn, where he saw how bad things can get. Since his diagnosis of PTSD, he decided not to allow his condition to stop him from making a difference in others’ lives. John is dedicated to bringing awareness to the suicide epidemic plaguing our first responder community through his work at A Badge of Honor.

A Badge of Honor, is a non-profit that provides PTS awareness and suicide prevention for first responders and veterans.