By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Temple University Athletics is partnering with a mental health app to provide additional mental and physical health care to its 19 varsity athletic teams. Temple Athletics announced the Headspace app will be available to its 500-plus student-athletes and coaches.

Headspace is a mental health app which helps lower a person’s feelings of stress, anxiety, burnout, depress, and irritability, while raising focus of positive feelings.

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“We are constantly exploring ways to help our student-athletes improve their overall mental health and well-being,” Temple’s Senior Associate Athletics Director of Mental Health Dr. Stephany Coakley said. “Headspace also gives our student-athletes a way to sharpen the mental side of their games, while creating healthier habits that will positively impact their academic, athletic and social lives.”

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The app has over 15 million users in more than 190 countries.

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Temple believes Headspace will help improve mental health and allow the individual to be more “focused, confident, composed, calm, and motivated.”