Answering the Call - First Responders Podcast
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 34. - Recovery and Nursing with Jason Dennick

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 34. - Recovery and Nursing with Jason Dennick

May 28, 2020
This week on Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast, the crew connects with Jason D. - a nurse in recovery. He shares his story and describes how he overcomes the challenges and temptation he faces every day as a nurse to dialysis patients. 
 
Jason, thank you for your bravery and honesty - these traits are what make your recovery so incredibly strong.
 
Jersey Ed’s Podcast Pick of the Week:
Fresh RN Podcast hosted by Kati Kleber, MSN RN CCRN-K
“This podcast is hosted by experienced nurses from FreshRN.com, who discuss the basics of that first year. From orientation, code blues, tricks of the trade, and personal experiences, to time management, delegation, patient deaths, and more.”

Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.
 
Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
 
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Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 33. - Burn Boston Burn: Special Interview with Author Wayne Miller

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 33. - Burn Boston Burn: Special Interview with Author Wayne Miller

May 21, 2020

Burn Boston Burn: The Story of the Largest Arson Case in the History of the Country - Special Interview with Author Wayne Miller

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Tonight on Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast, the crew interviews Wayne Miller, Author of Burn Boston Burn: The Story of the Largest Arson Case in the History of the Country.
 
About the Author:
“Wayne Miller was a Special Agent, Criminal Investigator and Certified Fire Investigator for the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms in Boston for 25 years. He has been involved in numerous high profile illegal firearms, bombing and arson cases. As a member of the ATF National Response Team, Mr. Miller responded to several major fire and explosion incidents. During his public and private career, he examined more than 2,300 fire and explosion scenes plus provided expert testimony in numerous Federal and State courts.
 
Mr. Miller has been a member of the International Association of Arson Investigators since 1984 and has held numerous positions within the MA Chapter of the IAAI. Besides teaching fire investigation as an Adjunct Professor at Cape Cod Community College for 2 semesters, he has been a speaker on fire-related topics over 80 times throughout the United States and in Canada.”
 
Jersey Ed’s Podcast Pick of the Week:
National Fire Radio Podcast, hosted by Jeremy Donch and Rob Ridley, captures the essence of the firefighting industry across the country and world.

Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.
 
Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
 
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Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 32. - Police Stories from the Field, Chapter 1

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 32. - Police Stories from the Field, Chapter 1

May 14, 2020
This week we reveal a brand new series within Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast. For one show every month, the Podfather will entertain us with his Police Stories from the Field. With perspectives from Miss Meg & Jersey Ed, this show will keep you entertained!
 
Jersey Ed’s Podcast Pick of the Week:
Making Podcasts Great Again!
“Each week President Trump (J-L Cauvin) and his producer/Tech Stuff Guy Jay Nog go through the issues affecting the country, play pop culture games and interview interesting guests.”

Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.
 
Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
 
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Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 31. - Special Guest Father Bill Hamilton

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 31. - Special Guest Father Bill Hamilton

May 7, 2020
Father Bill Hamilton serves as Police Chaplain for the Massachusetts State Police. We are honored to be able to share his story and experiences here on Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast.
 
Jersey Ed’s Podcast Pick of the Week:
Healing Vibrations with Dr. Harry Henshaw

Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.
 
Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
 
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Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 30. - Special Guest Anthony Lancelotti

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 30. - Special Guest Anthony Lancelotti

April 30, 2020
The crew is thrilled to welcome friend Anthony Lancelotti of the Providence Firefighter EAP to the show. 
 
Jersey Ed’s Podcast Pick of the Week:
DTFF: The Volunteer Firefighter Podcast - Down to Fight the Fire
“Firefighters are problem solvers whose role requires them to be on their best day whilst others are having their worst day, and while we do not claim to be perfect we are willing to put our lives on the line to try. It’s during the trying that we continue to develop the mindset, tactics, and training that allow us to be effective, safe and successful where it’s needed the most, and by sharing our experiences we hope that it may help other Fire Departments in creating what works for them. Stay Safe Fire Family & Stay DTFF!”

Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.
 
Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
 
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Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 29. - Special Guest Jillian Bailey

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 29. - Special Guest Jillian Bailey

April 23, 2020

Nurses: Fighting on the Front Lines of a Global Pandemic

Jillian never expected to be a nurse on the front lines of a global pandemic. She joins Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast virtually to share with us the realities of nursing in the time of COVID-19.

Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.
 
Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
 
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Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 28. - Special Guest Dr. Robin Barnett on Treating First Responders

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 28. - Special Guest Dr. Robin Barnett on Treating First Responders

April 16, 2020

Tonight on Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast, the crew welcomes Special Guest Robin Barnett, EdD, LCSW.

Dr. Barnett is a respected behavioral health expert and former CEO of Park Bench Group Counseling, a progressive addiction rehabilitation facility in Northfield, NJ, which she cofounded in 2006. A licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor, and a certified sex addiction expert and therapist, for nearly two decades she has helped countless people conquer addictive behavior and a multitude of behavioral challenges.

Inspired by firsthand experience when her own brother encountered a downward spiral with alcoholism and drugs, Barnett hopes to help others manage the heartache of this struggle by sharing her professional—and personal—insights. Barnett is a well-known resource in the clinical community. She was named among “America’s Best Therapists” by Psychology Today, and has appeared as a drug, alcohol, and behavior expert on various national media outlets, including MTV, CNN, HLN, NBC, FOX, ABC (20/20, Nightline), and CBS.

Barnett is a regular on The Steve Wilkos Show (NBC Universal Syndication) as their substance abuse expert, and is currently included in the fabric of several unscripted television projects. Barnett holds a doctorate in human services administration from the University of Sarasota and a master’s in social work from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Barnett resides with her family at the Jersey Shore.

Jersey Ed’s Podcast Pick of the Week:
Good Nurse Bad Nurse Podcast -
One part light-hearted and fun, one part deep and thought-provoking. A podcast hosted by a registered nurse who uses true crime and hot-topic stories to educate and encourage nurses.

https://goodnursebadnurse.com/

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Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.

Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

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Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 27. - Special Guest Dr. Phil Bulone

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 27. - Special Guest Dr. Phil Bulone

April 9, 2020

Genesis House First Responder Recovery Program: Treating the Trauma Behind the Addiction

The guys welcome Dr. Phil Bulone back to the show. Dr. Bulone (or Dr. Phil as we sometimes call him!) is the lead therapist for the First Responder Recovery Program at Genesis House. He shares some insight into this amazing program as well as the unique challenges that first responders face in mental health and substance abuse. 
 

Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.
 
Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
 
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Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 26. - Los Caidos Cigars for First Responders with Ed Sullivan

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 26. - Los Caidos Cigars for First Responders with Ed Sullivan

April 2, 2020
The guys welcome Ed Sullivan to the show. Ed is a friend, a producer, and the host of The Cigar Authority. Together they sample and review cigars from Los Caidos. One dollar of every sale of Los Caidos cigars goes to the financially support the families of fallen police officers & firefighters.
 
Jersey Ed’s Podcast Pick of the Week:
Check out Ed Sullivan’s show, The Cigar Authority!

Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.
 
Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
 
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Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 25. - Surviving Suicide: An Honest Discussion with Itea Aslanian

Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast: Episode 25. - Surviving Suicide: An Honest Discussion with Itea Aslanian

March 26, 2020
Tonight, Jersey Ed & the Podfather Mike Miles share an honest discussion with mother Itea Aslanian. In October 2018, she lost her teenage daughter Anna to suicide - just days after her 16th birthday. Anna was a victim of bullying.
 
She shares her insight as a survivor of suicide and how she turned this tragedy into a mission of hope and change. 
 
Jersey Ed’s Podcast Pick of the Week:
Pragmatic Paramedics are two medics with the desire to talk about topics pertinent to EMS and paramedicine. We are clinicians, but this podcast is dedicated to the subjects you and your partners discuss riding to and from scenes, sitting in a parking lot, or at your station or firehouse waiting for the next run to come out.

Genesis House and the Friends in Recovery Podcast are proud to bring you Answering the Call – The First Responder Podcast. Join your hosts “Mike the Podfather” (Mike Miles) and “Jersey Ed” (Edward Chionchio Sr.) as they address the real issues in health & wellness for First Responders. From physical and mental health to relationships and work-life balance, we leave no stone unturned. Answering the Call- The First Responder Podcast is available on Facebook, Podbean, iTunes, and YouTube – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
 
Answering the Call - The First Responder Podcast is brought to you by Genesis House Recovery (800-737-0933) and produced by Sweets Productions in Beverly, Massachusetts.
Reach out to the Podfather - Mike Miles, MSW - at Therapy Services in Chelmsford, Massachusetts at 978-459-4884.
 
Inquiries and interested speakers can reach us at help@friendsinrecoverypodcast.com.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255
 
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