October 1-7, 2017 is Mental Illness Awareness week. Learning about mental health is an important first step.
Five percent of all Swimming Specific Yoga’s online sales will go directly to support the Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative…
Courtney Kalisz and Dagny Knutson have teamed up to launch ConnectionInMind.org, an initiative aimed at the stigma surrounding mental illness.
With his first year as a California Bear coming to a close, Josa reflected on his transition from North Carolina
Athletes Connected was created to provide athletes with support, coping skills and breakdown stigma surrounding mental health so that athletes would be more likely to address their mental wellness…
Invisible monsters can still breathe underwater. The silent struggle that many swimmers of all ages and levels deal with, is…
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I started Rough Seas // Tough Sailor – a website and community dedicated to the open discussion, support, and advocacy of mental health and mental illness in athletics.
Eventually, I let the anxiety win. I met with my coach a month and a half before Olympic Trials, and decided to call it quits. The sport that I used to love so much was now my enemy.
Grant Hackett acknowledges he needs help for his mental health issues.
“Being involved in Awareness Day and with SAMHSA gives us the chance to emphasize that paying attention to mental health is another important component of growing up healthy,” says Michael Phelps of his and Allison Schmitt’s involvement in a special event.
2016 was one of the most challenging and difficult years of my life, but it was also the year that taught me the most lessons.
Lidia Yuknavitch, an elite swimmer turned writer, discusses the importance and beauty of reinventing oneself after failure.
Ninety percent of student-athletes who are struggling with mental health issues do not seek professional help, according to survey research….
Why we need to change coaching culture from a bygone era
Swimmers should advance with mental fitness equal to their physical fitness
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