San Antonio, TX (January 16, 2023)- AthleteTalk, LLC will partner with Texas Southern University (TSU) to provide AthleteTalk – a mental health and wellness app – to all Tiger student-athletes. The Texas Southern Tigers field sixteen teams, competes in NCAA Division I athletics, and are members of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). In 2022, Texas Southern University won its 18th SWAC Basketball Championship.
“Texas Southern University Department of Athletics is pleased to begin collaborating with Athlete Talk, a mental health and wellness app. And believe together we can help support our student-athletes in achieving a healthy mental health perspective. Our new partnership with Athlete Talk exemplifies our support in expanding mental health services and creating a footprint by strengthening our collaborating relationships that helps to enhance our student-athletes. In which we believe in catering to the all aspect of our student-athlete. We are excited to use the mental health and wellness app! – Kimberly Evans, Assistant Athletics Director / Academic Enhancement
AthleteTalk utilizes a social media wellness feed, multi-day wellness plans, wellness videos, and more to engage athletes in mental health “workouts”. AthleteTalk combines these key features to normalize mental health and compel athletes to enhance their mental health and wellness.
“AthleteTalk is truly excited to partner with TSU Athletics – one of the preeminent HBCU athletic programs. Kim Evans (Assistant AD/Academic Enhancement) has worked tirelessly on this partnership with the same tenacity she brings to her efforts on behalf of Tiger student-athletes. Likewise, Dr. Granger is fully invested in the mental health and well-being of TSU student-athletes and as a former TSU Presidential Award winner (an standout student-athlete), he understands what is required of young men and women to help them fulfill their promise as athletes, students, and citizens. We believe AthleteTalk can be instrumental in achieving the vision Dr. Granger and Kim Evans have for all TSU student-athletes and we will bring the same determination they have to this partnership.” – Emmett L. Gill, Jr., Founder, AthleteTalk