Rypien recommends TMS treatment and increasing mental health dialogue

The Spokesman-Review

One year ago, Mark Rypien went public about his years of struggling with mental health. Today, the former NFL quarterback and Super Bowl XXVI MVP wants to boost awareness about brain injury, depression and solutions.

The Shadle Park High School graduate and former Washington State University quarterback recently talked about what’s helped him in the past year, while pressing for more dialogue on ways to help depression sufferers and victims of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, a degenerative brain disease diagnosed postmortem.