Guidelines Aim To Identify Mental Health Issues In Student Athletes.

HealthDay (11/15, Gray) reports, “The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) estimates that about one in four US youths meets the criteria for having a” psychiatric disorder. Recently, “to help professionals working with college athletes recognize and refer students with psychological issues, the NATA…published guidelines in the Journal of Athletic Training” that underscore “the need to take away the stigma of mental health issues and teach people working with student-athletes how to spot psychological concerns early.”

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— “Even Football Heroes Can Be Laid Low by Depression, “Barbara Bronson Gray, HealthDay, November 14, 2013.

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