Episode #25 Featuring Drew Robinson
Drew Robinson is a professional baseball infielder and outfielder. After surviving a suicide attempt on April 16, 2020, Drew is using his platform to speak out on the importance of mental health.
About Drew Robinson
Drew Robinson is an American professional baseball infielder and outfielder in the San Francisco Giants organization. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the fourth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Rangers, with whom he made his MLB debut in 2017, and the St. Louis Cardinals.
Robinson was born in Las Vegas, Nevada, and attended Silverado High School. He was drafted by the Rangers in the fourth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft and began his professional career that season.
On April 16, 2020, Robinson survived a suicide attempt with a handgun, resulting in the loss of his sense of smell and taste, and his right eye.
He is now using his platform and experiences to speak out about the importance of mental health. His story was shared on ESPN+ titled, “Alive: The Drew Robinson Story.”
The Psych Hub Podcast: The Future of Mental Health
Interview with Drew Robinson