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The NBA supports our fans, families, and communities by promoting healthy minds and bodies and increasing awareness around emotional well-being. We are all on the same team when it comes to looking out for each other and making a difference for someone who is struggling.

Your Mental Health Matters

Educate

Learn all you can about ways to recognize and manage stress, anxiety, and depression, and how to support one another. Click here to learn more.

Communicate

It’s always OK to ask for help. Checking in and letting someone know you care can make a huge difference too. For assistance starting these conversations, visit these two resources (Find Your Words and Seize the Awkward).

Practice

Take really good care of your own physical and emotional health by practicing self-acceptance, eating and sleeping well, exercising, engaging with friends, and finding ways to relax. Having trouble giving yourself a break? Here are some tips.

Resources

If you are struggling with your mental wellness, it may be a good idea to take a free and confidential screening or ask someone you trust for help.

If you or someone you know needs help immediately, you should visit here to get help now.

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