One of the hards, if not impossible, to train for is a family members onset of psychological issues.
04/04/22 news releases picture of a tragic outcome within a family.
When a tragedy occurs with young children it just tears me up inside.
It could be despair, the complete loss or absence of hope. With our economy getting worse daily
I’m afraid this will become more common.
I know that verbal Judo does not work on a person with mental problems if they are a stranger to you. It may work with a family member that you are close with and you may be able to calm them from having a psychotic episode. But you can never really train to deal with people who have emotional problems or EDPs, Emotionally Disturbed Persons.
It could happen to anyone.
Offer support if you notice it’s needed, with your own personal safety in mind.