USA Today: As colleges grapple with the decision of when to resume athletic competition, the NCAA’s chief medical officer suggested mental health issues — especially among Black athletes — are getting insufficient attention.
“That’s often not discussed in this whole return to sport, is how are we addressing mental health issues,’’ said Dr. Brian Hainline, a clinical professor of neurology at Indiana University School of Medicine and New York University School of Medicine and the NCAA’s chief medical officer.
Medical experts warn that mental health of college athletes, and especially Black athletes, is being overlooked
During sports symposium on COVID-19, medical experts discussed NCAA survey showing Black athletes disproportionately affected by mental health issues.
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