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Mon, Sep 18


Lawrence Arts Center

NashCares: Mental Health in Athletics

Drawing Up A Play For Mental Health: A Panel Discussion On Mental Health In Athletics

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NashCares: Mental Health in Athletics
NashCares: Mental Health in Athletics

Time & Location

Sep 18, 2023, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS 66044, USA

About the event

The NashCares Eduction series is a ___.

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and our community has not been immune to student athletes suffering from real mental health conditions. Let’s work together to talk about our mental health and destigmatize mental illness, especially among our young athletes.

Please join us for a panel discussion to hear from mental health experts and firsthand experiences of athletes regarding their mental health journey.

Panelists Include:

  • Tony Sands, KU Football Alumnus and Mental Health Author
  • Darrell Stuckey II, KU Director of Football Operations
  • Samantha Van Hoecke, KU Pole Vaulter
  • Daniel Hishaw, KU Football Player
  • Dr. Mary Fry, KU School of Sports Psychology Professor
  • Audrey Trowbridge, Lawrence High School Track Coach, Lawrence Free State Social Worker
  • Katie Coldham, Bert Nash Center WRAP Therapist

This event will be held virtually at the provided link and in person at the Lawrence Arts Center (940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS 66044) on Monday, Sept. 18 from 7-8 p.m.

Virtual Link:

We will be following CDC, local, and venue guidelines, with masks required for the entirety of the event.

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