In this episode, we finally get to talk to a firefighter, Eric Knox, along with regular contributors/guests Katelyn Dehey and Jay Ball. We talk about the unique challenges, including how they are perceived in the community, how they perceive each other, stereotypes, both true and false ones, schedules, cultural challenges, as well as discussing the different situations they are together and when they are not.
Eric Knox is a firefighter and earned degrees in Fire Science and Business Marketing. He is a full time dad to his son and daughter. Life long a hockey fan, he enjoys fishing, skiing, and traveling.
Katelyn Dehey is currently the Lead Clinician at Westborough Behavioral Health Outpatient Services, with a focus on first/last responders. She is a Licensed Mental Health Clinician and certified Mental Health First Aid Instructor.
Jay Ball is a police officer and can be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org