By Evan Midford, Website & Social Media Coordinator

Compared to other athletes, high-performance athletes tend to have higher instances of mental illness and mental health disorders. In this micro session, Lindsay Berard explains what mental health versus mental illness is and introduces the mental health continuum. Coaches can use this tool to support their athletes, by identifying where they are situated on this continuum.

To learn more about how to utilize the mental health continuum and how to support your athletes, follow this link: