Medical experts warn mental health of college athletes is being overlooked

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.

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