Pilot program focuses on mental health for athletes

From The Michigan Daily: By Katie Penrod The University is piloting a new program designed to draw attention to the mental health for student-athletes. The program, which was piloted in the fall and included a public service videos and drop-in counseling sessions, drew participation from 90 percent of the University’s …

NCAA, University of Michigan team up to fight mental illness

Read the original story on The Columbia Chronicle: By Eddie Diaz In an effort to combat the widespread stigma associated with mental illness, the University of Michigan has launched Athletes Connected, a project that aims to support student athletes as they deal with mental health issues. After receiving the NCAA …