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January 16th, 2019 | by CollegeAD
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Student-athletes in the Division I autonomy conferences would be guaranteed access to mental health services if legislation is adopted at the 2019 NCAA Convention in Orlando, Florida, later this month. The Atlantic Coast, Big Ten, Big 12, Pac-12 and Southeastern conferences will consider legislative proposals for the year in their business session Thursday, Jan. 24, including whether to require schools to make mental health services and resources available to student-athletes. The proposal is the latest move to improve the college experience for student-athletes and underscores the commitment to all aspects of student-athlete health. If adopted, the rule would require schools to make mental health services and resources available through the athletics department and/or the institution’s health services or counseling services department. Read More.

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