Catching mental health issues early in students so they can score big in life.
Watch the HAYDEN’S CRITICAL CATCH film below.
The Hayden Hurst Family Foundation and BTST Services have partnered for"Hayden's
Critical Catch" to provide 81 mental health therapy sessions to student-athletes in Baltimore
and the surrounding area. Hayden's Crucial Catch will serve as an introduction to mental
health services for student-athletes who previously may not have sought to obtain care due
to the lack of knowledge of the topic or the stigma relating to it. This partnership will provide
20 students with four individual and 1 group therapy sessions with a licensed mental health
therapist provided by BTST Services at no cost to the participant's thanks to The Hayden
Hurst Family Foundation. In May of 2019 members of the HHFF and BTST Services will travel
to auditoriums of the participating schools for a live engaging conversation in front of
student-athletes where Hayden and BTST's CEO Chris Simon, LMSW will be discussing
Hayden's story, the need for mental health services, the pressures of being a student-athlete
and its impact on a student's mental health. Following the conversation, the student-athletes
will be able to apply to take part in the Critical Catch project, 20 will be selected to start
services in Summer 2019.The Hayden Hurst Family Foundation and BTST Services are
excited about offering these services for Maryland's student-athletes.
BTST SERVICES,LLC SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR PROVIDING ALLOF THE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, DETERMINING W HICH INDIVIDUALS ARE QUALIFIED AND IN NEED OF SUCH SERVICES, AND THE AMOUNT, TYPE AND FREQUENCY OF SERVICES NEEDED. THE HAYDEN HURST FAMILY FOUNDATION, INC. SHALL NOT HAVE ANY INPUT OR INVOLVEMENT IN THE RENDERING OF THE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, NOR IN THE DETERMINATION OF W HICH INDIVIDUALS ARE QUALIFIED AND IN NEED OF SUCH SERVICES, NOR THE AMOUNT, TYPE AND FREQUENCY OF THE MENTAL HEATH SERVICES.