Bill Chase talks coping with youth suicide

Bill Chase
Counselor, South Middle School
Head Coach, Red River HS Varsity Hockey Team

Lot’s of parents struggle with how to approach youth suicide when it rocks a community.  Bill Chase is a longtime counselor in the Grand Forks School District and South Middle School, he joined us to talk about some basic advice for parents as they attempt to broach such a delicate subject.

Bill also recommended this website that contains guidance specifically for parents addressing the issue of suicide with their children.

COUNSELING ABOUT SUICIDE: Bill Chase

Bill Chase
Counselor, South Middle School
Head Coach, Red River HS Varsity Hockey Team

South Middle School Counselor Bill Chase joined the program today to discuss suicide and counseling students about suicide and mental health issues.

Bill is always candid in his passion for open communication between parents and students, teachers and students and between students themselves because we all need to know someone cares “sometimes that’s all it takes” Chase stated.  Mental health issues in general and suicide in particular are issues that most parents and children don’t enjoy discussing but are necessary to open the door for problem solving during life’s difficult times.

REVENGE PORN: Mike Berg & Greg Lotysz

Mike Berg
Former GFC Football Coach
Greg Lotysz
Former NFL Player

REVENGE PORN — a serious subject that is often in the news.  The Marine Corps is facing a controversy over a Facebook page devoted to images of female Marines posted without their consent that had over 30,000 followers.  Mike Berg has been involved in “Boys to Men,” a CVIC Program that addresses revenge porn and sexting.  A very interesting discussion.