Are You Looking for Support? You're Not Alone
In recent years, athletes ranging across ages, sports, and professional leagues have shared their personal struggles and inspired fellow athletes — and the world at large — to focus on their mental health. Mental health challenges manifest in many ways for elite athletes, including stress, eating disorders, burnout, depression, and/or anxiety.
Find a Therapist Who Understands You
Due to the unique challenges experienced by sports professionals, it’s important to work with a therapist who understands your world — someone who specializes in your issues, gets the unique aspects of your profession, and is equipped to support your mental health.
Start your search today! When you find therapists that resonate with you, reach out for an initial consultation to discuss your mental health concerns and goals. Initial consultations are a quick and cost-free approach, which is especially helpful when you’re searching for a therapist that understands your industry. Remember, you don’t need to be in a crisis to get help.
If you or a loved one are having thoughts of suicide, you can always call 911 and go to your local emergency room. You can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.