Mind Health

Mind Health is the league’s program for driving this important conversation around mental health and sharing resources for fans and youth. Through Mind Health, you have access to: 

Crisis Text Line & National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • Text TEAM to 741741 for 24/7 access to a trained crisis counselor via Crisis Text Line
  • The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources: Call 1-800-273-TALK

1, Headspace

  • Custom meditation skills and drills for members of the Jr. NBA community by Headspace. See here.

2, Custom content created for Youth, Coaches, and Parents by league mental health and wellness advisors and The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

3, Content of NBA and WNBA players telling their mental health stories, including this self-study reflection guide for youth based on WNBA All-Star Chamique Holdsclaw’s mental health journey through her “Mind/Game” film

4, Mental Health America Screening Tools

  • Free and confidential mental health screenings here.

Please feel free to reach out directly with any questions or suggestions (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 212-407-8911). We will follow-up with the research that was requested and are also working on Headspace codes so coaches, youth and parents can have access to the full suite of content on the Headspace guided meditation app.