.....The issue is personal, Thompson said, after he saw firsthand the signs of mental-health challenges when a player showed up late for practice one day.
“He told me the reason why he was late was that he was contemplating killing
himself that morning," Thompson said. "That completely floored me,
and it was something that for the next hour and a half, he and I sat in my
office and we talked, and I hadn’t been through this type of training or
anything like that."
Bethany`s Notes: Training people to recognize issues and signs is a big component of treating mental health concerns. Recognize and refer.
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