I Need Blue

I turned around to see a masked man pointing a gun at me. It was just the beginning of a series of events, including robbery and abduction, which changed my life forever. I Need Blue, hosted by Jen Lee, is a podcast series featuring lived-experiences from survivors of life events. I NEED BLUE creates space for survivors of trauma to feel they BELONG, are LOVED, UNDERSTOOD and EMPOWERED! I called 9-1-1 and they provided me with life-saving directions to help my customer who was having a medical emergency. Law enforcement rescued us and caught the robber. Our first-responders face unique traumas every day. I NEED BLUE provides space for them too!


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 45m. Bisher sind 65 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle zwei Wochen gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 29 minutes


episode 12: S3 Ep 12 Healing and Honoring: Lauren's Journey as a Law Enforcement Officers Wife

Despite facing the ups and downs of marriage to a law enforcement officer, Lauren found strength and resilience in her faith and commitment to marriage. But after 16 years of loving service, an unexpected tragedy struck - and it was only then that Lauren discovered the true power of honoring her loved one while finding strength within herself...


 2023-05-29  45m

episode 11: S3 Ep 11 The Courage Found in Recovery: Randy Mortensen's Journey After Losing His Son

"Being courageous is commitment. It's being dedicated to a cause or to a purpose. It's really to fight through the fear, through the unknown." ~ Randy Mortensen

Randy Mortensen is an accelerated business growth guide, published author, global speaker, and founder/host of God Took Me To Las Vegas Podcast...


 2023-05-15  44m

episode 10: S3 Ep 10 Mel & James: A Heartbreaking Tale of Parental Alienation

Mel is a survivor of parental alienation,  and her husband James has witnessed her struggles and triumphs.

Parental alienation is a strategy whereby one parent intentionally displays to the child unjustified negativity aimed at the other parent. The purpose of this strategy is to damage the child's relationship with the other parent and to turn the child's emotions against them. It's a game of manipulation, brainwashing, isolation and the pawn in the middle is a child...


 2023-05-01  39m

episode 9: S3 Ep 9 Melissa’s Story of Regaining Strength: Why He Didn't Kill Her

Melissa is a survivor of domestic violence, sharing her story of strength, adversity, regaining independence, and finding inner peace. 

 Melissa  thought she had found a perfect relationship and was excited to be with her new partner. Despite red flags, she was blinded by the feeling of being loved and accepted. Her honeymoon phase didn't last long and soon the verbal and physical abuse started. Isolated with no family, Melissa was unable to escape...


 2023-04-17  46m

episode 8: S3 Ep 8 Living with Passion: Dr. Diely's Journey as a Physician, Wife, Mother & Cancer Survivor

Dr. Diely is a physician, life coach, and best-selling author who speaks on living with passion as a physician, wife, mother, and cancer survivor. She is a recovering overachiever and has reinvented her life twice, learning to forgive herself and find true love.  Her cancer diagnosis made her realize life is too short. This inspired her to spread love and joy instead of fighting death...


 2023-04-03  34m

episode 6: S3 Ep 6 Laura McCarthy: From Mess to Majestic - Addiction, Trauma, Recovery and Hope

Experience the power of God-led healing and reclaim your life from addiction with Laura's inspiring story of recovery.

Laura McCarthy was a fourth-generation addict, and growing up in an alcoholic home surrounded by trauma and fear, she found solace in her first nicotine cigarette at the age of eleven. After continuous struggle to control her drinking and drug use, she hit rock bottom and sincerely asked for help from an unknown God...


 2023-03-20  46m

episode 7: S3 Ep 7 My Story of Surviving Dating Abuse - Jen Lee / Bonus Episode

As many know, I recently became a published author; Why I Survived by Jennifer Lee. 

 I share my story of surviving mental, psychological, and emotional abuse. I was drugged and tricked into thinking my life during this 3 years was with someone who loved me. He didn't.

The first time I spoke about this relationship was on the When Dating Hurts podcast. https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/when-dating-hurts/id1542478530
I'm sharing the episode with you...


 2023-03-13  1h2m

episode 5: S3 Ep 5 Christine B - Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, & Losing a Baby - How Music Helped Me Find Strength to Cope With Trauma

Christine B was a victim of an assault at a high school party, and felt isolated and embarrassed. She grew up in a family where you didn't talk about such things. She found her solace in music, and was determined to leave a legacy and better her life.

Christine B shares her domestic violence story and advocates for other trauma survivors...


 2023-03-06  40m

episode 4: 9/11 Surviving Tower One, Miracles, Fate and Inspiration: Ari Schonbrun

Ari Schonbrun was on his way to work on September 11, 2001, when he was asked to fill out a book order for his son. Delaying him, he arrived at the World Trade Center twenty minutes after nine, only to experience a blast that shook the building. Through a series of coincidences, he was saved from being in the elevator when the plane struck the building...


 2023-02-20  47m

episode 3: S3 Ep 3 Jonathan: the heartbreaking irony of saving lives on the job, while struggling to save the one closest to him.

When his cousin's life is threatened by addiction, Jonathan, a paramedic with Brevard County Fire Rescue, must employ hard love to confront the heartbreaking irony of saving lives on the job, while struggling to save the one closest to him.

Jonathan  was very close to his cousin, who was his childhood best friend. They shared many fun adventures together, but as time went on his cousin fell into addiction with drugs...


 2023-02-06  38m