`Retriever Project` Puts UMBC At Forefront Of Student-Athlete Mental Health Care
....."As a coach at any level, you are cognizant of what student-athletes are going through," said UMBC assistant lacrosse coach Jamison Koesterer, the athletic department`s adviser for the project. "The pressures are different, but they`re real. For whatever reason, kids struggle, a lot of things to have to balance whether it`s from the family, from friends or with other external pressures.".....
....."Our sports medicine department does a great job of having dialogue with kids and referring them to doctors, but they don`t have the time or resources to be specific to this one aspect," Koesterer said. "There`s a need for it, and I think there are universities within our conference and certainly in the country that do something like this. Also, it was just something we needed to do.".....
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Bethany`s Notes: Another college making a movement and making the discussion more open for student athletes and staff.



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