Mental Health and Drug Abuse in Athletes – 206

John Ciecko 3 is a 2x drug free sport scholarship winner for his work in educating athletes, coaches, parents and community members about drugs abuse.  He has also presented at NATA Convention 2015 on the “Science of Addiction, Drug Abuse and Our Athletes.”  He joins the podcast today to talk more about these topics he is passionate about.
Discussion topics:
Why are you passionate about this topic?
What are some things you would like athletic trainers to understand about mental health?
What are the most common issues athletic trainers miss when dealing with athletes?
Discuss the science of addiction
Why are some people more at risk for addiction than others.
Show Notes #206
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