GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Ncaa Mental Health Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Thirty percent of female NCAA student-athletes and 18% of male NCAA student-athletes reported feelings of depression,"

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"30% of NCAA student-athletes self-reported that they have felt overwhelming anxiety,"

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"Over 40 percent of athletes said they felt scared, with 21.3 percent saying they managed to still feel joyful,"

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"17% of NCAA athletes have mental health problems that are at or above clinically relevant levels,"

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"28% of NCAA Division I student-athletes use cannabis as a means to manage stress or mental health,"

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"65% of student-athletes surveyed think that there are negative attitudes associated with seeking mental health support,"

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"Only 10% of athletic departments have a mental health provider fully embedded in the athletics department,"

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"A study found 33.6% of female collegiate athletes screen positive for depression, compared to 19.5% of their male counterparts,"

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"Reports show that as much as 85% of certified athletic trainers believe that anxiety disorders are currently an issue with student-athletes in their charge,"

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"In 2012, suicide was the third leading cause of death for NCAA athletes,"

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"Up to 24% of NCAA athletes have reported that they have used prescription narcotics such as opioid pain relievers,"

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"Over 50% of NCAA student-athletes who solicited mental health treatment indicated the athletic department was not involved in the process,"

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"NCAA athletes are less likely than their non-athlete peers to seek mental health treatment due to time constraints (56.6%),"

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"Nearly 35% of NCAA student-athletes perceive that they would be judged by their coach for seeking mental health services,"

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"25% of NCAA athletes said they slept poorly because of the stress surrounding their sport,"

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"Around 67% of NCAA student athletes endorse significant levels of distress about sleep,"

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"In 2016, almost 20% of NCAA athletes thought about quitting sports due to the stress and pressure they felt,"

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