And as the stigma lessens, the easier it is for media to convey the need for healing to professional athletes: they are human. It is not a demon, but a human condition that simply requires a particular attention. They are a bigger person for accepting it and wanting help. Whether it is pushed or pressured, we want the best for these amazing athletes. Thank you media for communicating it in a manner that is not dehumanizing, but rather tactful and important. In October, recovery month, Present Moments recovery invites you to share your recovery story and hope from addiction. Please visit us at

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