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Jan 30, 2024
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Youth Sports Documentary About Intense Pressure to Succeed Airing on Kansas City PBS on February 8

TV and Digital Platform to air 45-minute film at 7 p.m.

“Not Good Enough,” a documentary that is a 45-minute look into the perspective of our youth athletes and the toll perfectionism takes on their behavioral health, will air for the first time on a mass media platform. Kansas City PBS will make this documentary available first at 7 p.m. CT on Thursday, February 8. This film will also re-air the same day at 10 p.m. CT., 12 p.m. CT on February 11 and at 5 a.m. CT on February 12.

Presented by the Kansas City Royals and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC), the film explores behavioral health challenges today’s youth athletes face and provides a way forward.

To discover all the ways to view the documentary on Kansas City PBS, CLICK HERE. The channel is available on a variety of TV providers, including AT&T, Comcast, Dish and DirecTV. The documentary can also be accessed on Kansas City PBS’ digital platform by CLICKING HERE.

The documentary debuted on October 9, 2023, in recognition of World Mental Health Day. The premiere was shown to a private audience of community leaders and sports enthusiasts at the B & B Theatres Mainstreet KC.

The film is part of the Shut Out the Stigma initiative, a joint effort between Blue KC and the Royals, to provide support for behavioral health as a part of overall health and well-being and focus on removing the stigma around mental health.

You can learn more about the documentary by reading these media stories:

Learn more about Shut Out the Stigma

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