Monday, July 22, 2024

Hockey and mental health: Why juniors need better support

Goalkeeper Katie Knight shares her emotion-charged story and how hockey can deal better with mental health issues.

“When I tried to hang myself,” wrote self-confessed hockey nut Katie Knight, “I woke up in a heap on the floor in the morning, and the first thing I thought was that I can’t even kill myself properly. This is the harsh reality of depression and mental illness, and it may be hard for some people to hear, but it needs to be heard.”

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