Introducing Dr. Beamon!
Emily R. Beamon, MA, MPH, PhD recently completed her dissertation: "The Role of Mental Health Symptoms & Psychosocial Factors in Predicting Help-Seeking Behaviors Among Collegiate Student Athletes" at UNC Greensboro. Collegiate student-athletes experience a number of unique stressors that put them at risk for developing mental illness. The p
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Maame Biney Rediscovered Her Olympic Dream After Leaving An Abusive Coach
The Institute’s Founding Director, Dr. David Wyrick, and Managing Director, Dr. Jeff Milroy, were interviewed for a documentary series for ABC News’ FiveThirtyEight about Olympians' mental health battles and recovery! In 2018, Maame Biney became the first Black woman ever to qualify for the U.S. Olympic speed skating team. But she almost did
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Hilinski’s Hope Partners to Develop Additional Mental Health Resources for Student Athletes
Hilinski’s Hope, the Institute to Promote Athlete Health at UNC Greensboro and Prevention Strategies have partnered to educate, advocate, and remove the stigma associated with mental illness in collegiate athletics through the empowerment of student-athletes. Together, the organizations are producing an athlete-centered, mental health skills deve
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Researchers Develop Survey for U.S. Center for SafeSport
The U.S. Center for SafeSport (The Center), the independent and exclusive authority charged by Congress with responding to and preventing all forms of abuse and misconduct within the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement, engaged researchers from the Institute to Promote Athlete Health & Wellness (IPAHW) at UNC Greensboro and Prevention Strategi
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Presenting a "Culture of Care" at DII Apple Institute
The Institute’s Founding Director Dr. David Wyrick and Managing Director Dr. Jeff Milroy presented at the NCAA Division II APPLE Institute, hosted by the APPLE Institute and the Gordie Center. Their presentation focused on how student-athletes and their respective athletics programs commonly align on the belief that elite sport performance is
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