Michigan’s Athletes Connected To Host Free Mental Health Webinar Wednesday

Thanks to Emily Brunemann for contributing to this report. Emily, a former All-American swimmer for the Michigan Wolverines and a U.S. National Teamer, has been heading up SwimSwam’s ongoing series on mental health among student-athletes.

The University of Michigan’s “Athletes Connected” program is hosting a free webinar focused on mental health in student-athletes.

Athletes Connected is a new educational program at the University of Michigan aimed at promoting mental health in student-athletes and wiping away the stigma of seeking help for mental health issues. You can read more about the program itself on the Athletes Connected page here.

Emily Bruneman, a U.S. National Teamer in the 10K Open Water, works with the program and passed along this description of the event:

Join us on Wednesday, September 30 from 12:00-1:00pm ET for a free webinar focused on student-athlete mental health and our new educational program, Athletes ConnectedThe webinar will feature researchers and practitioners who are working to promote well-being among athletes on campus, including former University of Michigan athletes. To RSVP for the webinar, click here.

ClickOnDetroit recently published a profile of the Athletes Connected program and former Michigan football player Will Heininger. You can read that profile, which explains more about the program’s goals, here.

You can register for the free, one-hour webinar here.

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Jared Anderson just can’t stay away from the pool. A competitive career of almost two decades wasn’t enough for this Minnesotan, who continues to get his daily chlorine fix. A lifelong lover of writing, Jared now combines the two passions as Senior Reporter for SwimSwam.com, covering swimming at every level. He’s an …

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