The Link Between Sports Kids’ Mental Health and Mental Game

JED Chief Medical Officer Dr. Laura Erickson-Schroth was interviewed by Lisa Cohn on how kids’ mental game is critical to youth sports–and improving mental health can boost kids’ mental game and performance.

Dr. Erickson-Schroth spoke on the benefits of physical activity, finding a community, how women can excel in sports, and the importance of setting goals. In addition, she shares several JED resources and safe messaging to parents and coaches including the Coaches’ Guide, the JED mental health resource center, and tips on how to break the stigma and discuss mental health with their athletes before a problem arises.

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