BENCH THE BARRIERS:
Changing the face of mental health and addiction in athletes
Bench The Barriers was founded in 2015 as an opportunity for student athletes with mental health concerns to have their voices heard through education and story. In 2017, Bench The Barriers recognized the need to shine the light on the realities of concurrent disorders and expanded the spotlight to mental health AND addiction in athletes of all levels.
A knowledgeable and supportive community that provides continuous care to healthy, resilient, and successful athletes.
To provide education and awareness to the community about mental illness and addiction in athletes.