Life of a Student Athlete: Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: During playoff season it is the healthy teams that have a better chance for success

Be a leader and make your own choices. Set an example to your peers and choose to surround yourself with those making healthy choices. Show your leadership by choosing not to use drugs or alcohol.

Life of a Student Athlete: Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: Alcohol suppresses training hormones for up to 4 days. You may show up to practice but there will be little improvement or gains.

Many athletes tend to underestimate the way in which alcohol use, even a few drinks, can nullify your hard work by erasing the effects of your workouts, reducing your endurance and compromising your mental game. Alcohol affects your ability to learn new plays and strategies; it decreases your aptitude for muscle development and recovery and negatively impacts your nutrition and endurance.

Virtual Community Overdose Response Training

Free Virtual Community Overdose Response Training on 10/20 at 5:30pm – see below for details!

Life of a Student Athlete: Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: Celebrate safely during the end of the fall sports season

Make healthy choices and stay alcohol and drug-free to celebrate the end of your sports season. Plan a dinner out with friends and family, host a game or movie night or take an overnight trip to somewhere new. Take time to reflect on the season and prepare for your next sport or enjoy the off-season.

Radio Interview by Casco Bay CAN Coalition Director

Check out this 20 minute radio interview hosted by K-LOVE Radio that features Casco Bay CAN’s Executive Director, Beth Blakeman-Pohl. She highlights the Coalition and it’s efforts.

 

Life of a Student Athlete: Tip of the Week

Tip of the Week: Train your mind like you train your body. Visualize the outcome you want. 

Clear your mind and visualize your goal, breathe and refocus. Do this often and your brain will recall your goal faster and in more detail.