Brendan McLean discusses the stigma of mental health, and how it affects the world of sports. As the culture holds onto the idea that mental health issues are signs of weakness, much damage is caused to those suffering from those issues. Due to this, those with mental health problems feel incapable of reaching out for help, and similarly, they will not receive the needed support from others. Acknowledging mental health problems is taboo in sports, which causes the issue to become inflated.
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