Featuring all new special guests and new stories of hope!
i still smiled
andrew crawford - former ncaa athlete
Former NCAA hockey player, Andrew Crawford joins the show to open up about his own struggles of mental health issues after losing his father from a completed suicide attempt. Andrew sheds light on his experiences growing up, raising himself without a father figure and using several different mental health tools to shape his success he has found today.
Thanks for dropping in Andrew!
eyes wide open
tyler kennedy - former nhl player
Tyler Kennedy stops in to chat with NGU Radio to shed light on the struggles he suffered from his entire career. Tune in to listen to TK talk about what things are like growing up in the hockey world, and how difficult the NHL career path truly is when it comes to Mental Health.
Appreciate you taking the time to hop on air TK!
I WAS ALONE
Justin Brock - pro baseball player
Justin Brock - Professional baseball player in Europe. NCAA all star baseball player perused his professional career overseas and began to see his world of anxieties and depression fall apart on him
Thanks so much for your bravery Justin!
KEEP TELLING THE STORIES
JUSTIN GOLDMAN - MENTAL HEALTH ADVOCATE
Justin Goldman, Founder of the "Lift the Mask" initiative joins NGU Radio on air to chat about their initiative which is dedicated to providing mental health support and awareness for the goaltending community. They do this by connecting those suffering from mental illness with professional mental health care providers and therapists while also removing any financial or social barriers.
IF YOU NEED HELP, GET IT
SGT STEVE PACHECEK - DISABLED US VETERAN
SGT Steven Pechacek a disabled US Veteran joins NGU Radio to talk about his struggles coming back to civilian life. His struggles with mental health and addiction was a major setback; listen to his amazing story to where he is at today. Thanks for coming on air, Steve!
Light That Never Fades
Ashley Fletcher joins NGU Radio on air to talk about the passing of her younger sister Alexis after she had lost her battle with depression. Ashley not only tells the heart wrenching story of Alexis's struggle, but talks about the entire journey, grief, and what their family has been doing since to help create a better conversation on Mental Health. Thanks for jumping on Air, Ashley!