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Overcoming the Trauma of Childhood Abuse

Carrie Sauls grew up in an environment of mental, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse of multiple family members. In her early 20’s Carrie Sauls learned that three things usually occur within a person as a result of growing up in extreme dysfunction and abuse: 

The Metaphysical Hour with Julia Cannon and Tracie Mahan and guests John Mcluckie and Suzanne Spooner

The Metaphysical Hour with Julia Cannon and Tracie Mahan

On this episode, Bonnie and David speak with Michele Giorgianni, First Responder Liaison at Aware Recovery Care and  Jason Palamara, Director of Veteran & First Responder Engagement at Forge VFR. Our topic:  Substance Abuse Disorder treatments for First Responders.

AWARE offers home-based recovery care including in-home withdrawal management, and Forge offers evidence-based, trauma-informed outpatient treatment programs and Telehealth services. Both providers have programs designed specifically for First Responders.

We answer these questions:

True Voice with Dr Fred

What is True Voice?

Who is Dr Fred?

Healing people through connection! Healing others via communication! 

Psychiatrists have become more about sedatives and drugs and less about communication!

Welcome to Humanity!


Raising Expectations with Pastor Joe Schofield, with Dr Paul Hall and Ron Greer

Guests, Cliff & Jeani Poe, founders of Infuse-Life counseling, he is a retired pastor and education leader and she is a lady counseling specialist, and Pastor Joe's sister and brother-in-law

Want to Stop Depression, Frustration and Stress?

Studies show that when you focus on how you can help someone else, it helps you as well.  The Benefits of Kindness & Compassion are Far-Reaching.

Join Dr. Art Emrich and Dr. Christina Winsey on the New Reality Solutions live talk show this Friday, April 8th at 9pm EST / 6pm PST


Many struggle with the thought of forgiving someone who hurt them, and in some cases it can be nearly an impossible task.  Some hurts are so deep that it may feel as though you are “getting back at them” by not forgiving them.

First Responder Liaison at Aware Recovery Care and Director of Veteran and First Responder Engagement for Forge VFR

The Spiritual Side of First Responders and Military

In this mini-documentary episode hosted by Dr. Stacy Raymond, we will take a closer look at spirituality. Everyone has their own concept of what it means and that's what makes this topic so interesting. Spirituality is a foundation which allows us to continue living through tough times, it is a source that guides our decisions and helps us get through the day. For many First Responders and members of the military, spirituality can be a lifeline when one feels alone in an unfair world that sometimes makes no sense.