Mental Illness is OKAY

Mental Illness is OKAY

Even after the 2 years of mental health struggles, I’m still striving for my dream no matter how far out of reach it may seem. I first experienced Mental Illness in November of 2017. My coach at the time Mike Johnston pulled me aside before hockey practice and asked...
Setbacks, Hardships & Comebacks

Setbacks, Hardships & Comebacks

I just want to take this moment and thank Blair for giving me the opportunity to tell my story. I debated and was initially hesitant to write about my playing career. Luckily, Blair was persistent in encouraging me to share my story. In fact, Blair is one of the few...
PART IV – Homestretch to Happiness

PART IV – Homestretch to Happiness

The first two sessions, I didn’t care for.  The psychiatrist I was seeing, I thought was too intense and I felt my mental illness was amateur compared to what he was used to dealing with. I was passed off to a resident doctor for my next session and the rest that...