Student-Athlete Mental Health: Identified Trends and Best Practices for Campus Support

with Mary Wilfert, Daniel Eisenberg, Amber Fallucca

About This Course

Student-athlete mental health is an emerging topic due to the unique challenges associated with competitive sport factors, personal identity development, and generalized college student behaviors. In addition, the allocation of campus resources often require collaboration across support areas to best assist both student-athlete and general college student interventions. This live briefing focuses on current trends across student-athlete mental health and provides an opportunity for discussion with topical experts regarding resources and best practices in the field.

Learning Outcomes

 As a result of attending this session, participants will:

  • recognize unique challenges of student-athletes specific to areas of mental health;
  • identify key experts and additional resources to advance understanding of student-athlete mental health; and
  • describe best practices of supporting student-athletes and athletics department staff through connections with campus wellness and student support areas.

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