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IHSA Proud to Support “Team Up Speak Up" Concussion Awareness Week September 8-14

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The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is proud to once again support the Concussion Legacy Foundation's Team Up Speak Up initiative during National Team Up Speak Up Week from September 8-14, 2019.

The goal of Team Up Speak Up is for as many athletes as possible to hear a simple speech.

The core message: athletes have a responsibility to tell a team leader if they notice concussion signs in a teammate.

The Team Up Speak Up Speech should come from a coach or team leader during or before National Team Up Speak Up Week Sept. 8-14. Whatever role you play, you can help us change the concussion culture and improve concussion reporting. Take the pledge to give the speech or bring Team Up Speak Up to athletes in your community.

More information on the week:

Hear more from Concussion Legacy Foundation co-founder and executive director Chris Nowinski, a Hersey High School alum, in the video below:

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