Identification of Mental Health Signs and Symptoms in Elite Athletes.
Wednesday July 20 at 8:00 pm EST. Duration 90 minutes.
This webinar will explore the diagnosis and treatment of high performance, elite, and professional athletes who struggle with mental illness and how performance enhancement strategies can be interwoven in the overall approach to wellness.
Speaker: Dr. Carla Edwards, MD, Sport Psychiatrist
Dr. Carla Edwards provides consultation and support for high performance, elite, and professional athletes who struggle with mental illness as a practitioner with Synergy Sport and Mental Health, University of Guelph Health and Performance Centre, and Elliott Sports Medicine Clinic. Dr. Edwards is also an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at McMaster University, the High Performance Mental Health Consultant for Swimming Canada, and the Mental Health Representative for the USports Sport Medicine and Research Science Committee.
* Please note that this webinar will be presented entirely in English.