Ep.1498: Suicide Prevention and Ep.1499: Fired!

September 28, 2022
Hosted by Kathryn Zox

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Kathryn interviews social media influencer Nick Pfeifer. Suicidal thoughts, much like mental health conditions, can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background. Suicide can often be the result of an untreated mental health condition. September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month —a time to raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic. Depression and anxiety rose during the pandemic.Many teens and young adults spend all day on their phones, only to find negative news and hateful comments. Social media influencer and mental health activist Nick Pfeifer is opening up about his personal experience and background with ADHD, mental health struggles, and anxiety to use his platform to help others, spread awareness, and combat stigma.He is an advocate for therapy and has friends and family who have experienced mental health issues and bipolar disorder.Kathryn also interviews Author, Attorney Steven Mitchell Sack. Experts believe that at least 150,000 people are unjustly fired every year. The costs of this injustice are enormous. The financial hardship imposed on workers and their families is severe, but the financial loss is only the beginning. Steven Mitchell Sack (The Employee's Lawyer®) has created a first-aid kit for surviving a firing. With over 41 years experience, Steven Sack gives you the information and power you need to fight back, cut a deal, stand up for your rights, and land firmly on your feet.Complete with up-to-date sample forms, letters and legal documents, FIRED! tells you in clear language what to do, what to ask for and insist on, and how to protect your rights if you are let go or forced to resign, feel you have been unfairly or illegally fired, exploited in any way or quit. He is a nationally renowned author and workplace attorney.

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Kathryn Zox

Kathryn Zox is your social worker with a microphone™. She has been producing and hosting The Kathryn Zox Show Lunchtime Talk in Albany, NY for over five years and is excited about bringing her show from the capital of NY State to the Nation's Capital. She has also recently been a co-host and featured life expert on Doug Stephan's syndicated Good Day Show. Kathryn's interviewed thousands of guests including lifestyle experts, celebrities, authors, lawyers, psychiatrists, physicians and dieticians. At Albany Medical College she has trained doctors and medical students to communicate effectively with their patients. She's an actor who can be seen on the Sopranos and Law and Order and even admits to modeling for AARP! She has Masters' Degrees in Social Work and Counseling Psychology and is a graduate of the New School of Radio and Television. Much background for her show comes from traveling the world and raising three boys now in their twenties - a rock star, an actor and a film maker. There's also one ex-husband, one boyfriend, two brothers and an aging mom!

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