Thursday, May 21, 2015

THE GAME: #iamonestudent

Maybe you are a victim of a sexual assault...perhaps you have been the target of sexual harassment...or you were a bystander to a situation that has left a friend with emotional or physical scars. This video has a powerful message of hope and recovery for those affected by assault. Working together to stop sexual violence will be critical to overcoming the stereotype that we have become and perpetuated by not getting involved. Click HERE to watch The Game: #iamonestudent.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Anxiety, Depression and More

Life gets turned upside down, inside out and backward as student-athletes transition to college life. So much of what was normal expectations in terms of academic performance, athletic achievement and self-confidence gets challenged when the athlete feels like they are on their own. It is certainly not surprising to see so many college-aged students struggle with their mental health during these years. It is not abnormal, it is very prevalent, and it is something that can get better with a little assistance. An article in Inside Higher Ed by Scott Jaschik explores the rates of anxiety and depression in college students. Click here for the entire article and know there is always someone that is willing to help. Speak with your athletic trainer for a direct referral to our Director of Sports Psychology.