The Zeeland East Soccer teams will show their support for mental health awareness and stigma reduction on Monday September 12, 2016.
All three teams in the program will wear volt green socks in support of the be nice. initiative. Athletes from the Freshman squad under the direction of Coach Zach Williams and Josh Gillette along with the Junior Varsity and Varsity teams coached by Mike Gordillo and Todd Kamstra will be in action Monday afternoon starting with the Freshman game at 4:00 pm.
be nice. Is a district wide initiative.
Come out and see all the action.
be nice. apparel will be on sale at the game.
Let’s not just talk about it, let’s be about it!
Here is the game changer:
N-NOTICE…signs of depression or other changes in someone’s behavior.
I-INVITE…yourself to initiate a conversation.
C-CHALLENGE…the stigma; communicate important resources.
E-EMPOWER…yourself with the knowledge that you can have an effect on how someone thinks, acts and feels.
Your mental health is just as important as your physical health.