Before senior year last summer, UVM men’s basketball guard Ernie Duncan took extended absence to wage personal fight against depression and anxiety.
The 21-year-old from West Van will be presented with the Harry Jerome Comeback Award on Wednesday by Sport B.C. and that’s a good thing.
Gold appeared to be a gold medal favourite for the 2018 Winter Games. Then her mental health unraveled, and a cry for help became her boldest move.
Former promising Tennis star Rebecca Marino opens up about her battle with depression, and why she is making a comeback into the Tennis world.
“It was supposed to be a moment of accomplishment, but instead I felt that I had failed,’ says former Canadian swimmer”
“Whether she’s on the soccer field or volunteering in the community, fourth-year nursing student Scarlett Smith is helping fight the stigma of mental illness amongst student-athletes through her involvement with the Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative (SAMHI).”
“‘I would collapse into my bed with tears streaming down my face until I awoke to do it all again,’ says Canadian rugby player.”
“His history with mental health has been well-documented, but now the former Olympic champion has turned his attention to a new issue: bullying.”
“Sometimes the best way to feel better is to ask someone else how they’re doing,’ says Olympic kayak champion.”
“Earlier this week, Four Corners ran a program highlighting the post-career mental struggles of some of Australia’s elite athletes.”