The Pain of Retirement

I did not quit. I retired. By Sarah Skurla, M.P.H., Health Services Researcher, Ann Arbor V.A., and former Delaware golfer Change is one of the most difficult things to experience, especially when it is not necessarily your choice. I had the unique privilege of being part of the women’s golf …

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) …

Traci Carson: Why I Left the Team

The Athletes Connected program continues to share stories from current and past student-athletes, coaches and staff members about various subjects related to mental well being and sports. Beginning this fall, we will have first-person posts in this space. The first of many original stories we will share this year is …