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Teens' initiative aims to provide mental health support to student athletes

Original post made on Sep 4, 2022

Two teens are creating a program, GOAT Mentality, to promote awareness of student athlete mental health in high schools.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Saturday, September 3, 2022, 8:38 AM

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Posted by concerned neighbor
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Sep 4, 2022 at 11:14 am

concerned neighbor is a registered user.

Some gentle food for thought....If these kids are overwhelmed, adding "CEO" and the responsibilities of running an organization to their plate seems counterintuitive. This push to have a college resume builder is obvious and exhausting. Maybe they need to role model to their peers how to create balance instead.

Posted by menlo parent
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Sep 6, 2022 at 2:09 pm

menlo parent is a registered user.

Maybe if we dial back the craziness around sports, and start relying on academics as a pathway to college instead of athletics, none of this would be necessary

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