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Athletes Mental Health

The Mental Abuse Of Young Athletes

Tyson Hartnett | Posted 04.15.2015 | Sports
Tyson Hartnett

A bruise or slap will heal. A young athlete hearing that he is "selfish and not good enough" will last much longer. I can still hear the terrible things my high school coach told me, and I've been out of high school for years.

When Failure Is Not an Option, the Real Battle Is Off the Field

Alicia Romeo, M.D. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Alicia Romeo, M.D.

As an audience, we have been slow to accept the humanity in our seemingly super-human athletes. Information about the number of athletes suffering from depression and mental illness trickles slowly into the mainstream.

The Price Of Being Strong: Risks To The Mental Health Of Athletes

Lisa Firestone | Posted 10.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Firestone

The physical strain athletes undergo is well-documented and commonly discussed. Yet what about the mental struggles athletes face, not just at the Olympic level but at all levels?