127. Mental Health in the High School Sport Context: A Qualitative Interview Study of Athletes and Coaches

Mental health issues in adolescents have been increasing in the past 20 years, but particularly hit a crisis point during the pandemic. High school sport coaches work closely with adolescent athletes and are a potential resource to support adolescent mental health, but little is known about their experiences and comfort level managing mental health issues in adolescent athletes.
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - Category: Child Development Authors: Source Type: research