NBA star and Portland native Kevin Love is starting a foundation to raise awareness about mental health issues.
JUST IN: @kevinlove launches the Kevin Love Fund, with partners including Headspace, to focus on prioritizing mental health. Pushes the momentum forward. Proud to be a part of that work as well with @AllALittleCrazy programs & tour. pic.twitter.com/WlBJsas1Rq— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) September 18, 2018
Love took his battle with mental health public last season following a panic attack during a game against the Atlanta Hawks. Now, he is using his own experience to help those who are also struggling with mental health issues.
Love was on The Today Show on Tuesday to talk about his new foundation.
“We’re beating down the stigma as much as we can.”-@kevinlove dropped by to tell us about his new initiative to help people improve their physical and emotional well-being, the Kevin Love Fund pic.twitter.com/NRSH2CIccZ— TODAY (@TODAYshow) September 18, 2018
He also made a stop by the set of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah this week, where the two talked about Love's battle with mental health and his new business venture with Banana Repuclic. You can watch the entire interview below.