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Mental Fitness

Eric Hipple is well known to many as the former quarterback for the Detroit Lions, 1980-1989. Today, Eric offers powerful, personal messages about depression awareness and suicide prevention to audiences around the country as the University of Michigan Depression Center’s outreach coordinator.

NFL Partners with Close the Gap to Reverse Heart Disease Trends

Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of all Americans, including NFL players? If you know your risk factors and how to control them, it is also one of the most preventable diseases. Through the Total Wellness initiative, the NFL is committed to providing the NFL family with the information, tools and resources needed to help reverse this trend.