Mental Health

The Trust and Cigna offer you secondary benefits coverage for authorized outpatient mental health services with certain providers under The Trust’s Supplemental Mental Health Benefit. Your mental wellness is just as important as your physical health and we have resources that aim to keep it a top priority.

Reducing anxiety and stress has been shown to improve overall wellness and guard against a number of physical disorders. It is our goal to assist you with finding the help you need to create healthy routines – A healthy post-NFL life includes a vision of purpose that fuels your every move off the field.


The Trust and Cigna have partnered to offer eligible former NFL players coverage for certain outpatient mental health services under The Trust’s Supplemental Mental Health Benefit (SMHB). Cigna will facilitate the submission and payment of all benefit claims.

The SMHB aims to provide Trust Members with access to outpatient psychiatry and counseling services in their home community. Eligible services covered by the SMHB include psychiatric evaluations and follow-up appointments, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Partial Hospitalization Programs, and individual counseling to address mental/behavioral health concerns.

For more information about the Supplemental Mental Health Benefit, click here.

I wasn’t raised with a 'if you have a problem, let's go to counseling' type of mindset. But, I was raised to have an open mind and the counseling was a great experience for me.

Charles Ali, former NFL fullback

Why Enroll?

The Trust is a benefit that you earned. Get started to access your benefit.

Already A Member?

Contact your program manager to take advantage of your benefits.