SAMHI Heads Out East, Shoots Hoops for Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

SAMHI Heads Out East, Shoots Hoops for Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

August 12, 2015 – The Student-Athlete Mental Health Initiative is honoured to be the beneficiary for the 2nd Annual Alex McLaughlin Memorial Basketball Tournament (AMMBT) for mental health and suicide prevention. This year the tournament takes place August 14-16 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

The tournament is held in memory of 23-year-old Alex McLaughlin, a former Acadia University basketball player who died by suicide in […]

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Remembering Alex

This is a guest post from Julie McLaughlin, sister and twin to Alex McLaughlin. Alex was a former student-athlete at Acadia University who died by suicide in Spring 2014. SAMHI is proud to partner with the 2015 Alex McLaughlin Memorial Basketball Tournament (AMMBT). Thank you for sharing this story with us.
His name was Alex. He was a son, a brother, a […]

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