Are you feeling overwhelmed?

Do you need help and don’t know where to go?
Do you want to know who you can talk with?

Competitive sport can be very demanding. You are expected to perform and train under pressure on top of all of the other challenges and demands in your life. Many young athletes can feel overwhelmed or anxious at times and need support.

You are not alone.

Talking with someone is a step in the right direction to getting you the help that you need.

There are people who can help.

Start a conversation. 

  • Let your coach know.
  • Talk to your parent / guardian or another trusted adult in your life.
  • Reach out to your school guidance counsellor.
  • Call the Kids Help Phone Line at 1-800-668-6868 or text 686868, available 24/7
  • Call the Youth Services Bureau Crisis Line at 613-260-2360 or Crisis Chat, available 24/7