Love and DeRozan revealed about their mental health… revealed their mental strength. It showed that they had the self-awareness and confidence to openly discuss and address their struggles.
A childhood victim of sexual assault, Keyon experienced a mental breakdown while playing for the Celtics in 2012, which has unleashed his mission to promote the importance of mental health.
“I think I was really lucky,” Williams said. “I tried to surround myself with people that held me to higher standards than I held myself.”
In a candid new interview, the Browns receiver admits he had something in his system “probably every game of his career.”
NBA players have raised mental health awareness this season. From Kevin Love opening up about his struggles with panic attacks to DeMar DeRozan sharing about his depression, athletes have done well to heighten focus on an important issue.