Resources the Vikings say they provide:

• NFL-assigned clinician who works with the team and has access to the league office and resources.

• Second clinician who travels with the team occasionally and specializes in addiction and behavioral counseling. Players and their families have confidential access to him weekly.

• Certified mental performance consultant on site every week.

• A player development department that provides off-the-field assistance to players and their families, including a separate program for rookies.

• Confidential phone-based and face-to-face counseling.

• The team also has relationships with local psychologists and psychiatrists who can be utilized.