NFL fans offered plenty of support for ex-Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw following an admission on his mental health.
The 74-year-old has been open about his past struggles with mental health, and he continued to discuss it during an appearance on the “Unbreakable with Jay Glazer” mental health podcast with the FOX Sports NFL reporter.
The four-time Super Bowl champion winning quarterback encouraged men to not feel like it’s a sign of weakness. He suggested emphasized to not feel “ashamed” about seeking help, adding that therapy has been very helpful for him.
“One of the major reasons why men do not talk about mental health with one another is because it’s seen as a sign of weakness…I have told men don’t be ashamed to ask for help…One thing that really helped me was going to therapy sessions and to identify what really triggers me.”
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You can watch the full segment of Bradshaw speaking with Glazer about mental health below:
Fans offered support for Bradshaw, with one fan on YouTube writing “Thank you gentlemen for your podcast.” Another fan responded with this message:
Plenty of current and retired athletes have been open about their struggles with mental health, encouraging others to never be afraid to open up.
Retired tennis great Serena Williams, NBA stars in Kevin Love, DeMar DeRozan and Giannis Antetokounmpo, NHL goalie Robin Lehner and notable NFL standouts like A.J. Brown, Lane Johnson, Dak Prescott and Calvin Ridley are among the many who have been vocal about their experiences with mental health.
Hopefully, Bradshaw’s latest message will encourage anyone out there’s who’s struggling to seek help and assistance whenever needed. There is absolutely zero shame in dealing with mental health and seeking support.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.