Public Health

Depression Doesn’t Discriminate: NBA’s Kevin Love Checks In

May 7, 2020  • Aspen Ideas Now

Mental health advocate and NBA star Kevin Love catches up with broadcast journalist Cari Champion about the perils of “quarantining.” How can we harness this forced slow-down for our mental well-being? What are the impacts of social isolation on long-term mental health? During Mental Health Awareness Month, Love shares tips like: stay connected with friends and loved ones, have a morning check in with yourself, and find ways to help others.

Cari Champion is a broadcast journalist and television personality based in Los Angeles. She most recently hosted ESPN’s SportsCenter Coast to Coast and also hosted her popular ESPNw podcast, Be Honest with Cari Champion.
Kevin Love is a professional basketball player, currently playing for the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. His career has been highlighted by five NBA All-Star selections, an NBA Championship in 2016, and two Olympic gold medals. Love is also helping to normalize the conversation surrounding mental health.