Join retired FF/Paramedic Ryan Gallik on Rescue the Rescuer podcast as he discusses resiliency, mental health, and his new book Silent Mayday. Shred the shame and find solutions for first responders battling mental health issues on alcoholfree.com.
Breaking the Stigma: Strategies for First Responder Mental Health with Ryan Gallik on Rescue the Rescuer Podcast
It's about helping clinicians understand that they have to gain cultural competency to be able to tap in and break through one of the biggest pillars of resistance, and that's culture.
In the latest episode of Rescue the Rescuer, retired FF/Paramedic Ryan Gallik speaks candidly about the challenges facing first responders when it comes to mental health. Gallik, an award-winning international speaker and trainer, shares insights from his new book Silent Mayday, which offers strategies for promoting resiliency and building effective safety programs in emergency services. The conversation covers a wide range of topics, from cultural awareness and addiction to overcoming stigma and assumptions.
Gallik even shares a powerful exercise called the healing circle, which illustrates the importance of community support in the healing process. Through it all, Gallik's message is one of hope and encouragement for first responders battling mental health issues. Listen to the episode now here on alcoholfree.com.