Q&A: U-M Athletic Trainer Jeremy Marra

The Athletes Connected program recognizes the many different entities that factor into student-athlete mental health. As part of our Q&A series, Athletes Connected will share how coaches, administrators, athletic trainers and other athletic staff approach their roles in the lives of student-athlete health. To continue the series, Athletes Connected caught …

Players’ Tribune: “If I Should Die…”

Below is an excerpt of Kendra Fisher’s story in The Players’ Tribune about her battles with anxiety, OCD and depression. By Kendra Fisher, retired Canadian National Team hockey player *** In 1999, right before my 20th birthday, I received an invite to a Team Canada camp in Calgary. This one was …

U-M Wrestler Coon Featured in Video About Injury, Mental Health

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Athletes Connected, a University of Michigan collaborative program between the Depression Center, Intercollegiate Athletics and School of Public Health, on Thursday unveiled the first of three videos that will address student-athletes coping with injury. In the first installment, U-M wrestler and two-time All-American Adam Coon (heavyweight) …