Active Players

Counseling Resources


Cigna Counseling Assistance Program

Regardless of what’s going on in your life, it’s nice to have an objective place to get support. Through your Cigna Employee Assistance Program (EAP), your insurance plan provides coverage for counseling services of all types, including grief and loss, couples counseling, and even counseling to help you maximize your performance on the field. Through the EAP, you have access to confidential, unlimited consultation by phone with a licensed clinician and up to 8 free counseling sessions per area of concern. 

Counseling Services Offered Include: 
  • Marriage Counseling
  • Grief and Loss Counseling
  • Family Counseling
  • Sport Psychology/Performance Enhancement
  • Anger Management
  • Emotion Regulation
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NFLPA Regional Network

The NFLPA also has a network of private counseling services. For more information, and to learn which services may be right for you and/or your family, contact the Director of Player Wellness, Nyaka NiiLampti at

(202) 756-9172


NFL Lifeline

The NFL LIFELINE is an independent, confidential hotline. Staffed by trained crisis counselors, the NFL LIFELINE provides suicide prevention, crises management, and in-the-moment problem solving. 

(800) 506-0078