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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Marin’s Story: Choose to Create What Makes You Smile

The SAMHI Champion Series features the stories and experiences of Canadian student-athletes. This is a guest post from Marin McCue, a former student-athlete and basketball player. Thank you for sharing your story with us.
I look back over my journey through life and am struck by the several changes of direction I have taken. Some changes were life-altering, while others I welcomed expectantly […]

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Ben’s Story: “Go Hard or Go Home”

The SAMHI Champion Series features the stories and experiences of Canadian student-athletes. This is a guest post from former student-athlete, Ben. Thank you for sharing your story with us.
It was August and I was heading in to my third year of CIS Football. I was all set to become a full-time starter for the first time in my university career and […]

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Jasper’s Story

The SAMHI Champion Series features the stories and experiences of Canadian student-athletes. This is a guest post from student-athlete Jasper Moedt. Thank you for sharing your story with us.
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My name is Jasper Moedt and I am a fourth year criminology student who studies and competes out of the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) in Abbotsford, British Columbia. I am […]

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