8-20-16 Increasing Personal Safety (Radio)

Personal safety is much more about brains than brawn, and knowledge is our best defense. On this episode of Living Well with Dr. Peg, retired CIA senior security officer, Thomas Pecora shares basic security principles that will help you survive almost any emergency situation you may encounter. Living Well with Dr. Peg is brought to […]

7-23-16 Responding to An Active Shooter (Radio)

Active Shooter events are becoming more common and unfold very quickly. From the first shot fired, the average incident lasts a total of 8 to 12 minutes–well before law enforcement can arrive on the scene. On this episode of Living Well with Dr. Peg, Michael Yorio, president of SSI Guardian, discusses the importance of a […]

7-2-16 Summer Safety

It’s summer, and time for fun, relaxation, and adventure! But what can you do if Summer Fun heats up, boils over, and turns violent? On this episode of Living Well with Dr. Peg, law enforcement expert, Chief Todd Evans, shares how to keep yourself and your family safe this summer. Living Well with Dr. Peg […]

6-11-16 Living Well in a Violent World (Guest: Rep. Rhonda Fields)

The Aurora Theater civil trial verdict suggests that businesses are not responsible for your safety, so what can you do to protect yourself and your family? Colorado State Representative, Rhonda Fields addresses these questions and shares her reactions to the Aurora Theater shooting, the verdict, and the tragic loss of her own son to violence…. […]

Mental Health 101 & Church Safety Workshop in Aurora, Colorado (near Denver)

Do you know the signs that a person may have a mental health issue? What should you do if you suspect that mental illness is contributing to disruptive or problem behavior? If you were confronted with a suicidal person, armed gunman (“active shooter”), would you know how to respond? While most mentally ill people are […]

Church Safety Conference in Denver, CO

As a consultant in the areas of church safety, mental health, and violence prevention, I am supporting a national conference on church safety by helping to get the word out and I’d like to invite you to participate. The conference is at the Potter’s House of Denver on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Who should attend? Pastors, Children’s […]

Run, Hide, Fight

Do you know what to do if you find yourself in an active shooter situation? View this short video produced by the City of Houston. For more information on what to do in an active shooter situation, listen to these episodes of Living Well with Dr. Peg: Responding to Violence – 8/23/13 Violence Prevention – […]

Responding to Violence

August 23, 2013 – Earlier this week, there was an incident at the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy, just outside of Atlanta. A young man came into the school fully armed with bags of weapons and ammunition and threatened to kill everyone and himself. He did fire several shots, but thank God, no one […]

Violence Prevention

August 16, 2013 – Columbine. Virginia Tech. Aurora Theater. Sadly, the list goes on. God has not given us a spirit of fear so how do we cope with this type of violence in our world today? Dr. Peg shares insights and practical strategies for recognizing and responding to signs of potential violence on campus, […]