Mental Health

Shouts From The Stands: Sometimes Holding On Does More Damage Than Letting Go

“This life lesson is something that I am just starting to come to terms with…swimming was what taught it to me.”

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Speaking With Athletes About Mental Health and Wellness

Speaking about mental health is not easy. Most coaches are not trained in the field of psychology, which leaves them feeling uncomfortable …


Mental Health First Aid: Tools and Skills to Help Support Athletes

Why should you add Mental Health First Aid to the list of certifications you already have to take? Simple, because mental health affects us all.

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Depression & Anxiety TOOLKIT for Athletes Launched by Champion’s Mojo

Champion’s Mojo hosts Kelly Palace & Maria Parker have launched the interactive toolkit with resources from experts in dealing with depression and anxiety.

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What Swimmers Can Do to Be More Focused at Practice

Being able to control your focus means you are going to swim with better technique, get more enjoyment from the process, and ultimately, swim faster.

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Fordham Swimmer Dillane Wehbe Opens Up About Mental Health, Suicide Attempt

Fordham swimmer Dillane Wehbe recently shared a post on Instagram opening up about his struggles with depression and his suicide attempt.


Japan Continues To Focus On Athletes’ Mental Health

The subject of mental health is embedded within the Japanese sporting structure in light of the toll a pandemic and Olympic postponement can have on athletes.

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BSN Sports Free Webinar: Mental Health With Emily Klueh

Join Klueh, the the US Olympic and Paralympic Mental Health Officer, as she covers “Destigmatizing Mental Health During Competition Postponements”.


Cate Campbell Slated to Participate in AOC’s Well-being Week

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced that sprinting superstar Cate Campbell will be one of twelve athletes participating in Wellbeing Week.


European Championship Medalist Ilaria Cusinato Opens Up about Eating Disorder

The Italian IMer Ilaria Cusinato published a letter about reasons that led her to leave the Federal Center of Ostia (Rome) in the summer of 2019.


Michael Phelps Shines Spotlight On Mental Health, Documentary On Today Show

American Olympic icon Michael Phelps was a special guest on NBC News’ TODAY, shining a light on his new documentary entitled The Weight of Gold.

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5 Ways Swim Coaches Can Develop Mentally Tougher Swimmers

Here are five things swim coaches can start doing today to help develop swimmers that are mentally tough and who are more likely to enjoy the process.

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Mental Health Concerns Up 150% to 200% Among NCAA Student-Athletes

A new NCAA survey shows that mental health concerns among its student-athletes are currently 150% to 200% higher than usual during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Richmond Swimmer Studies Effects of Retirement on Female Swimmers

University of Richmond swimmer Lexie Gilbert sought to understand the “struggles of the retirement process” and provide recommendations to help.


Maya DiRado, Natalie Coughlin Talk Mental Health with USOPC Sport Psychologist

Having both experienced the stress caused by time away from the pool, Coughlin and DiRado talk to Dr. Sean McCann on how to prioritize mental health.