With two taps to the head, former NBA star Darius Miles left his stamp on the game of basketball forever. Toward the end of his career, life off the court began to take a serious toll. Listen in to Darius’s story and hear how he built the castle back up.
Hosted by former NHL goalie Corey Hirsch and psychiatrist Dr. Diane McIntosh, Blindsided is a podcast about sports, mental health and life.
On this episode, hear about how Luke now plays with a new freedom, knowing that he can be who he is — on and off the ice.
Beth King played soccer at the collegiate level, but ultimately joined the military for her career. Through the Wounded Warrior Project, Beth was able to turn her longtime passion for sports into a way to cope with her trauma.
Kaillie Humphries grew up in Calgary, Alberta, where the legacy of the 1988 Olympics brought her up close and personal to the sport of bobsledding.
Before Georges Laraque was a sports commentator and a political leader, he was a notorious enforcer in the NHL ... His depression and anxiety led him to seek professional help, and through therapy Georges was finally able to identify his traumas.
On this episode of Blindsided, Dr. Diane asks Corey the questions. We learn about the complexities of OCD, what life was like for him before his diagnosis, and how difficult finding the right help was.
For most of his racing career, Cody Ware kept his trauma hidden within the narrow confines of the race track.
Everson Griffen was an energetic force on the Vikings defensive line for 10 years ... But off the field, he’d been running from something for a long time.
Living with depression is an everyday battle, and to Eddie, opening up about his struggles is just the beginning.
From a young age, former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy was sexually abused by his junior hockey coach, Graham James, a prominent figure in his hockey community.
On this episode of Blindsided, we welcome Helen Maroulis.
On this episode of Blindsided, we welcome professional golfer Bubba Watson.
On this episode of Blindsided, we welcome Kurt Warner.
On this episode of Blindsided we welcome Nate Boyer.
On this episode of Blindsided, we welcome Darryl Sydor.
On this episode of Blindsided, we welcome Kevin Love.
On this episode of Blindsided, we welcome Taylor Townsend.
On this episode of Blindsided, we welcome Paul Bissonnette.
On this episode of Blindsided, we welcome Julius Thomas.
On our very first episode of Blindsided, we welcome Clint Malarchuk.
Former NHL goaltender Corey Hirsch and psychiatrist Dr. Diane McIntosh speak with athletes who share their mental health and wellness experiences.