Never Give up Radio
You have Zero reason to suffer, and all the reason to seek help!
behind the mask
tAYLOR CROSBY - former ncaa athlete
Former NCAA Division I athlete Taylor Crosby stops into the studio to talk about her own mental difficulties through her collegiate career. As a goaltender, Taylor offers a very unique vision of the position and how it has effected not only her playing career but her path to her future with her current job with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Thanks for dropping in Taylor!
USA NATIONAL PLAYERS: RIGSBY, MCLAUGHLIN & KSTEADMAN
Special Guests Brianne McLaughlin, Alex Rigsby and Kelley Steadman join us in the studio to talk about the stigma of mental health at the olympic and professional level of hockey. An awesome outlook at how the National programs are dealing with this issue.
Thanks for hopping on air guys!
IN THE LOCKER ROOM
CONOR RILEY - professional hockey player
Conor Riley, current professional player in the AHL sits down with NGU Radio to chat about the stigma associated with mental health inside the locker room at the professional level. Tune in to get Conor's interesting take on the stigma that exists at the peak level of sports.
Thanks for coming in Conor!
YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT
QUENTIN NICHOLS - sports nutritionist
Sports nutritionist and health coach Quentin Nichols joins us on air to chat about the importance of what you eat and the effect it can have on not just your body, but your mental state as well. A very different look at the vital need to take care of yourself and your diet!
Thanks for sharing your knowledge Q!
A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION
LIAM CAVANAGH & ALBEE DALEY - hosts
Catching up with co hosts Liam & Albee as they answer some Q&A's from listeners and also chat about the first couple episodes. Later in the show they discuss what is coming in the future for Never Give Up Radio!
DOUBTS, DOUBTS & MORE DOUBTS
RYAN THYRRING - ENGINEER
Current engineer Ryan Thyrring sits down with NGU Radio and talks about the doubt that was instilled from several peers through his transition from playing junior hockey, to college lacrosse and then into his current field of work in engineering.
Appreciate you dropping in Ryan!
why did i have these thoughts?
reilly pickard - CHL Goalie
Reilly Pickard of the Sherbrooke Phoenix (CHL) joins us to discuss his unique experience of opening up about his own personal struggles with mental health and the repercussions that followed. This episode shows the toll that raw emotion can play through an athletic career.
Thanks for sharing your story Reilly!
logan bittle - NCAA Division I Coach
NCAA Division I Associate Head Hockey Coach and former professional hockey player, Logan Bittle joins us on air to talk about his own mental health struggles, motivation to become a coach, and what impact coaches can have on athletes lives.
WHERE DID IT GO WRONG?
IAN & DIANE CAVANAGH
Host Liam Cavanagh has his parents join the show to touch on their point of view as parents with a child suffering from different struggles with mental health. Ian & Diane touch on several key points and have great advice for others who are going through similar situations.
Thanks for coming on air guys!
SEASON I FINALE
LIAM CAVANAGH & ALBEE DALEY
Tune in to hear your hosts breakdown the first season of Never Give Up Radio. It has been an honor to have all of our guests join us on air and help attack the stigma of mental health. An extended thank you to Taylor Crosby, Brianne Bittle, Alex Rigsby, Kelley Steadman, Conor Riley, Quentin Nichols, Ryan Thyrring, Reilly Pickard, Logan Bittle, and Ian & Diane Cavanagh. Further, thank you to all of our listeners who have helped us gain traction in our goal to erase this stigma of mental health.