Strong Minds

Fansided article about how Special Olympics is supporting emotional health.
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Eric Massey, a 17-year-old Special Olympics athlete and Health Messenger from Memphis, Tennessee, dedicated the past year to his health and fitness journey.
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Special Olympics is proud to be an inaugural partner of Mental Health Action Day and to promote Strong Minds tools that can help athletes improve their emotional wellness.
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In an announcement about a coalition of 200 organizations and businesses launching the first-ever Mental Health Action Day, Forbes quoted Special Olympics CEO Mary Davis.
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To address the high rates of mental distress among adults with disabilities, the CDC posted helpful resources, including recommendations for people with intellectual disabilities from Special Olympics.
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Once the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Abby Resnick could no longer participate in competitions, coach floor hockey, and teach drum and tone for people with special needs. She started to look for new activities to do at home.
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It is the Special Olympics belief that all athletes are champions, and the purpose of holding sports competitions is to recognize the bravery and abilities of the athletes in our communities. In my role as a Special Olympics coach, Special Olympics Iran athletes taught me about the pivotal role that the Special Olympics athletes play in society.
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“Take care of yourself and move forward” has been Joe Wu’s motto during these last few months. No longer able to compete and to practice on a regular basis, Wu—like so many others—has turned to virtual ways to connect and uplift those around him.
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The first-ever Pan African Games provided a one of a kind experience, including in Healthy Athletes, with 1845 screenings in just 5 days!
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As local students made their way to lectures, athletes competing in the Special Olympics Sweden Invitational Games 2020 participated in free health screenings through the Special Olympics Healthy Athletes programme.
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