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Where’s the Whistle? You Can’t Coach Yourself Out of Mental Illness

Lecture by Lyndsey Medders Fennelly, a former Iowa State All-American and WNBA Draftee. She co-founded CampusCycle, Elite 360 Training, a sport development business for athletes in central Iowa that has serviced over 40,000 athletes, and is a motivational speaker and mental health advocate. Lyndsey has been hospitalized twice since 2013 after 2 significant breakdowns and has since shared her story with over 13,000 Iowans in an effort to reduce the stigma. She is also passionate about giving back, a life well lived, and most especially time with her family.

At 6pm, the Vendor Fair and Exhibition will open in the Sun Room with door prizes and free food. 

The annual Story County Mental Health Expo is a partnership among various Story County health groups and ISU. The groups involved include: ISU Committee on Lectures, ISU Police, Eyerly Ball, ISU Student Wellness, ISU Dean of Students Office, Optimae Life Services, YSS, Mary Greeley Medical Center, Community Support Advocates, Ames Police, Community & Family Resources, and NAMI Central Iowa.

Lyndsey’s talk will be recorded and available for two weeks on the Lectures website at


Sep 20 2022


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Durham Great Hall
ISU Memorial Union

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