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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, Laura G. Hanson

Guest Name
Laura G. Hanson
Guest Occupation
Former SWAT Operator, Certified High Performance Coach, Wellness Coordinator and Author
Guest Biography

Laura G. Hanson is a former full-time SWAT operator with the Virginia Beach Police Department. After leaving the department Laura wrote a memoir, called Why I Went In, about the many ways trauma impacted her life. She spent many years feeling alone in the depths of her thoughts so she chose to write this book to help others resurface from the depths of their most painful experiences. 
She is a Certified High Performance Coach and currently works as a wellness coordinator with Virginia State Police. Laura believes first responders deserve to have a successful career while also having strong relationships and a healthy overall well-being. She’s on a mission to help first responders believe and achieve this reality.