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…
How can something that you can’t see, hear, or touch be life threatening? Welcome to the world of mental illness….
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
11-time YMCA National Champion, former USA Swimming National Team member, and 2013 World Junior Championships team captain, Courtney Weaver has retired with two years of NCAA eligibility remaining.
Transparency is important in my life. One of the most difficult things I dealt with is my vision of myself, my eating issues and how I worked to overcome it.
Former Purdue swimmer Emily Fogle opens up about the incredible hardships that she has faced during her swimming career.