Local teen, dad talk about how young athletes can cope with anxiety, stress

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As Wimbledon takes place, Naomi Osaka is “taking some personal time with friends and family” after withdrawing from the French Open, saying she needed a mental health break.

The incident has placed a spotlight on mental health for athletes, especially for young people.

Jillian Klein, a local teen hockey player, and her dad, Justin Klein, joined Mae to talk about the stress and anxiety that can come from being a young athlete, as well as how kids and parents can cope. Justin Klein is also a mental health coach.

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