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A Pandemic Playbook: Virtual Forum

October 27, 2020 6:30 p.m.

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Canceled games. Disrupted seasons. And a season of uncertainty. The COVID-19 pandemic has left many young athletes wondering when they will ever play again competitively. As student-athletes wrestle with so much change, maintaining their mental wellness is critical. Join our panel of experts in a virtual forum to understand the physical and emotional challenges that athletes face today. Learn to recognize mental health symptoms that indicate an athlete needs support.

Panel Speakers

Dr. Andrea Arcona, CHKD psychologist
Dr. Joel Brenner, medical director of CHKD’s
sports medicine program
Elliott France, Senior at Cox High School (Virginia Beach), member of the soccer team
Chris Scott, head football coach, Oscar Smith High
Dr. Rachel Turk, staff psychologist for
University of Richmond’s athletic department

Moderator: Claudell Clark, executive director, Hampton Roads
Sports Commission

For more information on young athletes and mental health, attend our subsequent virtual forum “Bench the Stigma.”

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