Steamboat Springs Youth Soccer Association

MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES/DISORDERS

Athletes are just as likely to suffer from mental health issues as non-athletes. The very nature of sport can bring about psychological issues in athletes, even though participation in athletics has many benefits. It is important to understand the signs of mental health disorders and how to address them to limit impact on participation in sport and daily life.

For additional information check out: http://www.recognizetorecover.org/mental-health#mental-health-resources

FINDING RESOURCES TO HELP YOURSELF OR OTHERS WITH MENTAL HEALTH RELATED ISSUES

Resources for Athletes:
MentalHealth.gov
NCAA Sports Science Institute
National Alliance on Mental Health Illness
Mental Health First Aid

Resources for Coaches, Parents, Staff Members:
MentalHealth.gov
NCAA Sports Science Institute
National Alliance on Mental Health Illness
Mental Health First Aid

From USA Soccer Foundation Website Recognize to Recover