USA Swimming: Klueh Gives Back to Athletes and Swimming in Many Ways

USA Swimming spent time catching up with Athletes Connected program coordinator Emily Klueh and her impact on student-athletes and the sport of swimming. By Mike Watkins When it became clear she was ready to retire from competitive swimming and move forward into the next phase of her life, Emily Brunemann …

SwimSwam: Club Wolverine is Leading the Way in Mental Health Training

Shared here is an excerpt of a story in SwimSwam.com about how Athletes Connected program coordinator and athletic department counselor Emily Klueh is assisting Club Wolverine swim club in its mental health training. By Torrey Hart Awareness surrounding mental health is on the rise in elite sports, and swimming has been …

Ringer: College Athletes Are Only Starting to Get Access to the Mental Health Care They Need

Shared here is an excerpt of a story in The Ringer about how college athletics are providing access to mental health care. Athletes Connected is also prominently mentioned as leaders in this area. By Julie Kliegman Fewer than 25 Division I schools had a full-time licensed mental health practicioner on staff …

MGoBlue: Messages of Hope-Doing Something to Stop Student Suicide

Steve Kornacki of MGoBlue.com covered the Messages of Hope board unveiling on Sept. 15. Below is an excerpt. By Steve Kornacki Garrick Roemer used to love running on the track at the University of Michigan’s iconic Ferry Field and walking across the service street to the Ross Academic Center. He …

USA Today: Few student-athletes with mental illness seek help

Athletes Connected was featured on USA Today College in a story that studies how few student-athletes seek help with their mental illness. U-M athletic counselor Emily Klueh was quoted to provide context on how different approaches are needed to work with student-athletes. Below is an excerpt from the story, which is the …