Hidden Heroes

Hidden Heroes

Latest Episodes

Nutrition in a Time of Corona
April 14, 2020

The challenges facing our first-response community right now demand action that prioritizes their health and wellness. An excellent first step is to make sure that your food intake is fueling your body and protecting it against fatigue, sluggishness,

EMTs have the Best Sense of Humor!
March 29, 2020

Join us in welcoming our newest addition to the Command Post board of directors, Matt Johnson! Matt is a committed emergency responder, serving the Minneapolis/St. Paul region as the Supervisor for the Regions Hospital EMS Event Medicine Team.

The Life Cycle of Police Wellness circa 1970s to Now
March 22, 2020

There is no denying the power of peer support in recovering from traumatic experiences. The question is, what constitutes a quality peer support program? How do we know whether the peer support program our first responders are exposed to is actually ac...

Extra Duty Solutions with CEO Rich Milliman
March 16, 2020

Rarely do we speak about the financial challenges facing police officers, but the reality is that the vast majority of them work more than one job. Those extra duty positions are frequently tied to their particular skills as law enforcement officers.

Organizational Stress More Dangerous than Occupational Stress for Public Safety Personnel
March 08, 2020

For the first time in public safety research, the links between organizational stress and mental health issues has proven more powerful than the varying dangers of the public safety profession. Join me and Dr. Nick Carleton,

Emotional Survival and Wellness with Captain (ret.) Dan Willis
March 02, 2020

The challenges facing the police profession are dreadfully dangerous, resulting in early retirement, health issues, and suicide. For many, life hangs in the balance of prioritizing self care. To retired La Mesa Police Captain Dan Willis,

A Spiritual Presence on California Streets
February 23, 2020

Do you pray for your prisoners? The law enforcement profession holds its personnel to an incredibly high standard, and rightly so. Those with the authority of the law behind them have the autonomy to choose whether to approach people as gruff and cynic...

United in the War Against Veteran Suicide
February 16, 2020

In an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of veteran suicides, Marine and Michigan native, Travis Snyder, journeyed the entire circumference of Lake Michigan on foot. His original plan was to hike the Great Lake,

Making Science Accessible to First Responders
February 09, 2020

The academic community is filled with scientists who consistently conduct research and publish their results in scholarly journals. Unfortunately, the vast majority of those journals are only available for people with subscriptions.

A Fellow Pioneer…Dr. Irwin Cohen
February 01, 2020

You all know how much I love pioneers. In fact, I’m constantly on the look out for people who push the envelope…people who aren’t afraid to press beyond the status quo and demand a broadened perspective. In this episode of the Command Post podcast,