Neighborhood and Community Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION:

703-324-4600
TTY 711

12011 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035

Chris Leonard,
Director

Athletic Community Mental Health Symposium

2/26/2019 7:00 pm

Event Description

Fairfax Athletes Stand Together

Join Fairfax County Neighborhood and Community Services and Fairfax Athletes Stand Together (F.A.S.T.) in launching the conversation about mental health and the role coaches, parents and sports administrators can play in supporting and encouraging youth athletes as they cope with the struggles and pressures of their early development.

Fairfax County Athletic Community

Mental Health Symposium

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

7 p.m.

Fairfax County Government Center - Board Auditorium

(12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035)

 

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Come and hear from renowned local experts as they help adults who work with student athletes:

  • Understand the pressures facing student athletes in 2019
  • Recognize the warning signs for potential youth in distress
  • Guide athletes to available local resources for assistance

 

Expert panel to include:

  • Jon Solomon, Editorial Director, Sports & Society Program/Aspen Institute
  • Brian Monday, President, Eric Monday Foundation
  • Mary Schumann, Ph.D., George Mason University
  • Kyle Simmons, Head Coach, Westfield High School Football
  • Dr. Melissa Womble, INOVA Sports Medicine Concussion Program/Sports Psychology
  • Ken Tyler, Athletic Director, The St. James
  • John Reynolds, Athletic Training Program Administrator, Fairfax County Public Schools

 

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For details and ADA accommodations, please call 703-324-5610, TTY 711.