NFL Players Talk Openly to Help Destigmatize Mental Illness

HOUSTON — Arian Foster was in a bad place, drinking heavily to self-medicate and deal with the problems in his life.

The Houston Texans running back knew he needed help but was reluctant to seek it because of the stigma surrounding mental health issues. He overcame that fear, sought therapy and it changed his life.

“It just got to a point where I just threw my hands in the air and I was like: ‘This is going to kill me,'” Foster said. “So I went and got help and it was the best decision I ever made.”

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NFL Players Talk Openly to Help Destigmatize Mental Illness

HOUSTON — Arian Foster was in a bad place, drinking heavily to self-medicate and deal with the problems in his life.

The Houston Texans running back knew he needed help but was reluctant to seek it because of the stigma surrounding mental health issues. He overcame that fear, sought therapy and it changed his life.

“It just got to a point where I just threw my hands in the air and I was like: ‘This is going to kill me,'” Foster said. “So I went and got help and it was the best decision I ever made.”

To read the full original article, click here.

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