NFL Counseling: If It Ain’t One Thing, It’s Another!


Published: April 20, 2009


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First, we realize the positive values in a sport. Second, we assess the condition of senior athletes after their careers are ended.  The good news is that the guys had a chance to play professional football or some other professional sport. 


The sad news is that when the game is over, for some of them, there are lives filled with personal challenges, addictions and depression. The intense excitement of a great game is gone, and the dull lull of everyday life sets in. 


If it ain’t one thing, it’s another!  For example, there has been a recent movement to provide more support and counseling to current professional football players and others. 


On February 2, 2007, an article mentions a desire to change the focus, or bette...

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