NBA’s Andre Drummond Speaks Out On Mental Health Struggle, Quitting Social Media
NBA player Andre Drummond is going off the grid to improve his mental health … saying he’s quitting social media and changing his phone number to free his mind.
The Chicago Bulls center was open with his struggles to his 840k Twitter followers on Tuesday … calling on anyone battling similar issues to seek help — just like he is.
“Deleting all my social apps my Management will take over,” Drummond said. “also changing my number ..”
“Time to focus on my mental health. If you too are struggling with your mental health, you are not alone 💙 it’s okay to ask for help.”
Andre — who is averaging 6 points and nearly 7 rebounds a game for the Bulls this season — has spoken out about mental health awareness previously … and shared his path to wellness in a video with the National Basketball Players Association last year.
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Drummond said at the time he used to focus on the wrong parts of life and allowed his daily experiences to stress him out … but once he started to take time for himself, he saw positive changes.