Posts tagged depression
34: “We’re Built for Winter”- A Resolve to Overcome CTE, Sexual Abuse, and Suicide

Garrick Clig is a personal trainer and a former football player for the University of Maryland. In this eye-opening and profound episode, Garrick bravely talks about suffering from CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy), being suicidal, masculinity and having the resolve and courage to overcome tragedy. But, it’s in the last 15 minutes where Garrick heroically tells his story of being sexual abuse as a child and how he overcame it.

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08: Two Ex-Cops Sharing Stories and a Bowl

WARNING: THIS EPISODE IS GRAPHIC

Christopher (alias) is a former Police Officer and U.S. Army Soldier who worked with me in the same police precinct. We talked about the good times, the bad and the nightmarish times of being a cop and the life after you stop doing that type of work. We also talk about how we dealt with trauma we encounter and how it still affects us. Also, we smoked a some pot and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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03: A Former Cop, a Former Soldier and a Bowl of Marijuana

A Drunk and Stoned edition of the podcast, where we obviously get drunk and stoned as we talk our parallel experiences when it came to his military career and my law enforcement days. Among funny stories we also talk about our dealings with mental illness and how we found ways to better understand it and cope with it. 

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