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Athletes' mental health to be explored

Updated: July 16, 2014, 9:07 PM ET
Associated Press

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- The University of Michigan has received a grant from the NCAA to develop and evaluate a program for supporting mental health initiatives for student-athletes.

Michigan's athletic department is partnering with the school's depression center and school of public health.

"Sometimes it's a bit more difficult for student-athletes to seek help because of the norms around sports of being tough and resilient, finding one's own way through problems," said Daniel Eisenberg, ...

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