`I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for him`: How one student is honoring her brother by attending OU
.....“If a coach can see that there`s a problem and be part of the team that encourages them to get help, that coach might be the difference between life and death,” Avery and Archer’s father Don said. “I would say if Archer`s coaches could go back and retrace their steps, they would do it in a second — they just need to know how.”.....
.....“Coaches are extremely involved in helping improve and increase mental health awareness within the athletics department,” Commander said. “We have lots of coaches who will reach out and have us come out routinely ... to talk about mental health topics like stress management, healthy eating and sleeping, and improving confidence or self-esteem.”....
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Bethany`s Notes: A story connecting the death of her brother, his favorite team, and the opportunity to keep mental health at the forefront of people`s minds.



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