54 minutes | Jan 19, 2021

Coach Benson's Page: When Simply Being a Friend is NOT Enough

In the first episode of this week, Coach Benson Fox, a young Jewish coach with wisdom far beyond his age!  I am so proud of this young man and his insights. He talks candidly about the who, the why, and the what of suicide victims.  A former suicide text line volunteer, he talks about his personal experience doing this, and paints a picture of how:  Hopelessness + Emotional pain = Suicide! Find out the one thing he suggests actively suicidal victims can do to help get them out of the mindset right away... Also, find out the  4 things he says suicide hotline volunteers focus on for each call they make. And also find out why he agrees that hospitalization is NOT always the answer. Quotables "... if you could just get them to go to sleep..." "...ensure there is a psychologist..." "Safety planning must include someone who will give them hope" Where to Find www.coachbensonfox.com On Facebook and IG: @coachbensonfox Kindly leave me a review if this episode helps you any. Dr. L --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/uchenna-lizmay-umeh/support
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