Episode 020 – Suicide. PTSD. Drug and alcohol abuse. These are all affecting many first responders’ lives and well-being, and Ric Jorge has dealt with all of them throughout his career as a firefighter. He shares his personal story of how his perfect world crumbled right in front of him. But he never gave up, and he turned his life around. Today, he aims to help anyone who may be struggling with these issues by dedicating his time to instructing, speaking publicly, and counseling fellow brothers and sisters as a peer who has simply been down, BUT NOT OUT! If you are struggling, give Ric a call. He wants to talk to you – yes, you! His phone number is 561-239-1908.