Student-Athletes’ pandemic mental health perspective - Part One

Student-Athletes’ pandemic mental health perspective - Part One

.....“I didn’t even know if we were going to have a season,” says Brewer senior cheerleader Abby Sargent, “definitely as a senior that was really hard.”

Subsequent delays to the fall season which eventually happened.

“It is taking so much more away from kids than it has adults,” says Orono athletic director Mike Archer.

Constant change of plans really weighed on kids of all ages. But in particular, high school kids.

Confusing, frustrating, angry, sad to have all of that, I mean all of it, disrupted,” says sports psychologist Dr. Christine Selby.

It shouldn’t be surprising it’s hard on kids who are doing their best to make the best out of a difficult situation....


Bethany`s Notes: A two part series of what it is like for HS students in Maine as they await whether they will have a sports season during the winter.

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