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Take the 'be nice' Pledge at the 2023 MAHA Summer Meetings!

By MAHA, 05/24/23, 11:30AM EDT


The Michigan Amateur Hockey Association is proud to have the team from the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan participate in the 2023 MAHA Summer Meetings! Leaders from the program will deliver a powerful presentation on its be nice. team program, empowering coaches and trainers with the knowledge and confidence to take action when faced with a mental health concern. 

Student-athletes experience challenges to their mental health. It’s as simple as that. This is a national conversation, but the way that we can effect change is to bring the conversation locally and to our teams. be nice. is an easy tool to use and understand for all ages and backgrounds.

Benefits of becoming a be nice. Team:

- provides simple and effective mental health and suicide prevention education

- provides a common language for coaching staff, players, and parents

- increases team connectedness and psychological safety

- increases team communication and trust


Register HERE for the 2023 MAHA Summer Meetings! (DEADLINE - May 25, 2023)

For more information on the full agenda, visit the 2023 Summer Meetings page.