Depression exhibits itself in many ways. For some, it's a feeling of hopelessness. For others, it can manifest itself in aches and pains. But what does it look like for a high-performing athlete? What happens when you reach the height of your sport and that anxiety still creeps in?
Today we speak with two-time World Series Champion and APAF board member Ben Zobrist about his battle with depression and anxiety throughout his baseball career.
Ben Zobrist is a former professional baseball player who is a two-time World Series champion and father of three. He is also a strong advocate for mental health and youth sports.
Beyond Theory, powered by Meadows Behavioral Healthcare, is produced, written, and hosted by Dominic Lawson. You can discover more at BeyondTheoryPodcast.com.
Script Editor: Wendy Lee Nutwig
Special thanks to Stacie Collins and Terrance White.
Sources used to create this episode of Beyond Theory include NCAA.org, MLB.com, and the National Library of Medicine.