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Professional Athletes Foundation

Check out a health article, learn about our programs & offerings, or say hello to our dedicated staff.

Your Mind, Your Body, Your Health

This video campaign offers a dialogue amongst former players and spouses around the challenges many former players face after football and how to tackle them.

2019 PAF Impact Book

A visual of the impact we've had on the former player community in 2019.

Cigna Community Support


All former players & their family members can utilize this free resource to connect you to services in your area.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1 (800) 273-TALK (8255)

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

NFL Lifeline

(800) 506-0078

NFL Life Line - Confidential support for the entire NFL family. It's secure, confidential, independent, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Sleep Apnea Program

This program could save your life. Contact the PAF today to see if you qualify for assistance.

EarQ Partnership

Hearing loss affects numerous former NFL players year after year. The PAF is here to help you get the care you need.

NFLPA Former Player


Gain exclusive access to, the NFLPA Former Player App, & 60+ discounts while staying connected to offerings & other former players.

Crisis Text Line

Text HOME to 741741

Text to connect with a counselor. All US and Canada, text HOME to 741741. Free 24/7 support at your fingertips.


Online Therapy: feeling better starts with a single message. *Free trial available, additional costs to connect with mental health therapist long-term.

Calm App

#1 App for Sleep and Meditation. *Free trial, additional costs may apply.

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