#SameHere CELEBRITY ALLIANCE STORIES

Within the Global Mental Health Alliance is the #SameHere Celebrity Alliance. Personalities from MLB, NHL, NFL, NBA/WNBA, MLS, Pro Boxing, Pro Volleyball, international sportsmen and women, announcers, actors, performers and musicians highlight the group. As Eric’s primary relationships from his career were in sports, our Charter Members are mostly sportsmen and women. However, a number of personalities from outside of sports have recently joined The Alliance, and we look forward to formally announcing them as this group and this Movement continues to grow. For now, enjoy reading the #SameHere🤙 Hero stories from these Charter Members. They are all Heroes for sharing how they too have dealt with some of life’s obstacles, just like the rest of us. Click on each to see which stories resonate the most with you.

Stanley Cup Champion & Olympic Gold Medalist in Hockey

National Player of the Year, 1st Overall Pick WNBA, Gold Medalist

Individual Stage Winner in Cycling: Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, Vuelta a Espana

NFL Pro Bowler, 3-time All-Pro, Hall of Fame Nominee
MLS Defender of the Year, Men’s US National Team in Soccer
7-time Olympic Medalist in US Swimming
Rugby World Cup Winner NZ and One of Highest Scorers in Rugby Union History
World-Class DJ, Producer, Radio Personality, Actor
Gold, Silver and Bronze Olympic Medalist in US Swimming
25 Year NBA Referee, Former Undercover NJ State Trooper
Boxing Champion, Trainer, Media Personality
U.S. Champion and 2X World Champion in Beach Volleyball, Olympian
Pro Rugby Player, Represented Australia in International Competition, ESPN Rugby Analyst

Jim Dowd

Stanley Cup Champion, NHL Player for 17 Seasons

Imani McGee Stafford

WNBA First Round Pick and All-Rookie Team Member

Ryan Campbell

Professional Cricket Player, Represented both Australia and Hong Kong Internationally

Royce White

2012 16th Overall Pick in the NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, MVP of NBL of Canada

Gerry Cooney

Professional Boxer, 28-3 Record (24 Wins by KO)

Shep Messing

Pro and International Soccer Goaltending Legend and Voice of the New York Red Bulls

Joe Williams

Pro Rugby League (NRL) Player and Boxer in Australia, International Speaker, Advocate, Author

Nicholas Cunningham

Broadway Performer and Dancer, Phantom of the Opera

Kieran Pratt

PGA Golfer, and Member of the Golf Australia Rookie Squad

Greg Auerbach

Professional Artist, Work Featured from LA to India

Takeru Kobayashi

World Record Holder in Multiple Competitive Eating Categories

Rick Peterson

MLB Pitching Coach Who Coached 3 Future Hall of Famers, Best Selling Author

Derek Anderson

1996 University of Kentucky NCAA Champion, 2006 NBA Champion, Played for 7 NBA Teams Over His Career

Adam Davenport

Director, Screenwriter, Stage Actor and Music Producer, Currently on HBO’s HIGH MAINTENANCE

Kevin Stevens

Two-Time Stanley Cup Champion, One of the Best “Power Forwards” To Ever Play in the NHL

Earnie Shavers

Pro Boxer, Known As The Hardest Puncher of All-Time, 98.1% of Wins by Knockout

Mike Mauti

First Team All American at Penn State, 5 Year NFL Veteran LB, Ulcerative Colitis Warrior

Tracy Murray

1995 NBA Champion, Played for 7 NBA Teams Over His Career

Hayden Hurst

Baltimore Ravens 2018 First Round Pick, Tight End, Current Atlanta Falcon

Joe Fauria

Star UCLA Tight End; Caught 7 TDs his Rookie Season with the Detroit Lions

Lance Allred

The First Deaf Basketball Player to Make it to the NBA

Randall Telfer

USC Tight End, Drafted in 2015 by the Cleveland Browns

Joe Matarese

Professional Stand-Up Comedian with his Own Specials on Amazon

NEW MEMBER
“Doc”& Monique Gooden

3 World Series, Cy Young & Rookie of the Year winner, & His Ex-Wife

NEW MEMBER
Rushia Brown

A Member of the WNBA Upon its Launch, Played 7 Seasons for the Cleveland Rockers

NEW MEMBER
Robin Lehner

NHL 2nd Round Pick in 2009, MVP of Calder Cup, Masterton Award Winner, Goalie for Vegas Golden Knights

NEW MEMBER
Brian Scalabrine

NBA Champion in 2008, Played 12 Seasons for 3 Teams, Current Celtics TV Analyst

NEW MEMBER
John Booty

NFL Defensive Back for the NY Jets, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Phoenix Cardinals, the NY Giants, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

NEW MEMBER
Kristen Renton

An American Actress who had a Recurring Role as Ima Tite on Sons of Anarchy and also Portrayed Morgan Hollingsworth on NBC’s Soap Opera, Days of Our Lives

NEW MEMBER
Mike Marjama

MLB Catcher for the Seattle Mariners in 2017 and 2018 before Retiring, Regarded as the First Male Athlete in North America’s Major Sports to Share his Struggles with an Eating Disorder

NEW MEMBER
Leroy Collins

Former NFL Player and Current President of the Upstate Chapter of The NFL Alumni Association

NEW MEMBER
Rob Schremp

Former NHL First Round Pick, Played For the Oilers, Islanders, and Thrashers

NEW MEMBER
Zach Johnson

Former rhythm guitarist turned lead guitarist for the band The Ghost Inside

NEW MEMBER
Denis Douglin

American Professional Boxer, The 2008 National Golden Gloves Middleweight Champion, Amateur Boxer of the Year, Started his Pro Boxing Career 12-0

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