Ep. 145: Sgt. Michael Sugrue- Triumph Through Trials

Unbeatable by Jeff Struecker

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Meet Sgt. Michael Sugrue, a retired police sergeant with over 14 years of service. His life took a profound turn after a tragic incident pushed him to the edge. Through sheer courage and determination, Michael embarked on a journey of survival, recovery, and healing. Now, he shares his story to offer strength to others facing similar challenges.

In this episode, we dived into the unseen challenges officers encounter in the aftermath of incidents—highlighting the often-overlooked secondary trauma that magnifies their struggles. Beyond the initial shock, they endure unyielding scrutiny, media exposure, and institutional betrayal, leading to severe mental health issues including depression, anxiety, PTSD, substance use, and thoughts of suicide.

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