LA Times: Barksdale Breaks Silence

Los Angeles Chargers starting right tackle Joe Barksdale was profiled by the Los Angles Times. He discussed his battles with severe depression, his therapy and how he hopes to be an advocate for people suffering from chronic depression. By Dan Woike The thoughts Joe Barksdale had wrestled with for as …

It’s Time to Make Mental Health Policy a Priority

By Michael Hendrickson, Former Michigan Pitcher & SAAC President Many struggles, both in mental health and in policy, stem from our fluid definition of success. Success can take many forms across different walks of life, but is often the main driver of our emotional reaction towards an outcome. As difficult …

Corey Hirsch: You Are Not Alone

Below is an excerpt of Corey Hirsch’s follow up story on The Players’ Tribune as he writes to all those who suffer from mental illness. By Corey Hirsch, Retired Professional Hockey Player Honestly, I was prepared to never work in hockey again. When I went public with my story about struggling …