A Glimpse at the Lives of Ex-NFL Players: Depression, Addiction, Homelessness


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Jen Smith, director of player programs for PAST, an organization that helps ex-NFL players get treated for physical and mental issues, believes its important for the public to take a look at how former players are coming out in the open to address their personal issues.

Such issues include homelessness, substance addiction, and depression. Smith reaches out to these players, helping them turn their lives around.


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