"Depression is a disease. It is not a character flaw or weakness."
Athletes of ALL levels struggle with mental health. 1 in 5 people have a mental health issue. Athletes are people too.
When you read this story, take more of how important Duffy’s teammates are to him. In positive and negative ways, teammates can have a huge impact. Be a positive factor for a teammate you see struggling!! As Tewaaraton Trophy winner Max Seibald said about our #7 Drew Webb...“just being a friend is huge”.
KC Royals’ Danny Duffy talks bullying, anxiety, depression | The Kansas City Star ( click title to read article)
Through its efforts, 7s for 7 has raised over $300,000 for re:MIND and has been awarded national recognition for its work. It is imperative we continue to fight the silence and stigma that is associated with mental health disorders in our youth.
Founding Members: Mike Donnelly; The Gentry Family; The Lehle Family:Terri, Pete, Brooks and Brett; The Lintner Family; The Skibber Family, Jim Weiss; Hall, Dorothy, and Thurston Webb.
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