S4k Zone exists to help student-athletes by providing resources, training, and a toolkit to implement the change necessary to bring parity to mental health and athletics.
S4k Zone is training athletes, who use their culture-creating influence, to break the mental health stigma. Making a positive change in their lives and the lives of fellow students.
Educational courses and seminars for students and parents:
develop principles of leadership
unity among all athletes
& helping others
Data shows that up to 35% of elite athletes suffer from a mental health crisis, which may manifest as stress, eating disorders, burnout, depression, or anxiety. Additionally, one study by the National Athletic Trainers Association found that “many student-athletes report higher levels of negative emotional states than their non-student-athlete peers.”