Whitties learn strategies for managing mental health

.....Drake also spoke about strategies for recognizing low mental health within an individual and their teammates.  A common strategy that was voiced among the audience was to communicate with someone if an individual is ever feeling stressed or anxious.  

“They were really valuable and can be applied to not just student athletes, but friends in general,” McCracken said.

Drake continued his presentation by sharing his past experiences involving mental health to demonstrate how it is important to reduce stigma and normalize the topic of mental health. He expressed his hopes that it would create a safer space and environment for the discussion of one’s own mental health......

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Bethany`s Notes: I love this collaboration between a big school and a small school in athletics. Student athletes at all levels deal with mental health challenges. Perhaps more partnerships like this would be helpful.



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