Athletes Connected, University of Michigan Depression Center and the Prechter Bipolar Research Fund held a free screening of “Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw.” on Jan. 18. After the screening, a panel Q & A with Chamique Holdsclaw herself and local experts followed at the Michigan Theatre.
As a 3-time NCAA champ and No. 1 WNBA draft pick, Chamique Holdsclaw was being called the “female Michael Jordan” until her long suppressed battle with mental disorders emerged to derail her career and threaten her life.
The documentary “Mind/Game: The Unquiet Journey of Chamique Holdsclaw” intimately chronicles Holdsclaw’s athletic accomplishments and personal setbacks, and her decision to become an outspoken mental health advocate. The film, by Rick Goldsmith and narrated by Glenn Close, tells the powerful story of courage, struggle, and redemption.