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Mental Health Discourse: It's Okay to Not Be Okay

Is it okay to not be okay? How can we lean on one another in the soccer/football community to check up on each other and create a healthy and vulnerable culture?


Mental Health Discourse: Raheem Taylor-Parkes' story

“It is definitely ‘okay to not be okay’”

“You can’t go through life alone…”

“Getting help is the most manly thing you can do…”

Powerful and insightful words from former collegiate athlete, creative entrepreneur, and founder of Hyphenate Creative Co., Raheem Taylor-Parkes. For the first episode in the discourse series on mental health, Raheem explains why it’s ‘okay to not be okay’, the difficulty of managing expectations, the importance of being selfish, and how to lean on your friends and community when you’re feeling low.

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