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 …
In partnership with Athletes Connected, University of Michigan swimmer Maddie Frost and water polo student-athlete Emily Browning produced a 90-second video about mental health awareness. Included are several other student-athletes from multiple sports.
“We spend our lives trying to beat the current…to tough it out, put our heads down, and keep swimming.”
“I’m from Ann Arbor and I was playing football for the University of Michigan, and yet here I was, 19 years old, hating myself and my life.”