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Predators' Watson opens up about alcohol, anxiety struggles

5 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson opened up about his mental health struggles in an Instagram post on Friday, saying his arrest last year stemmed from a relapse after 23 months of sobriety. The soon to be 27-year-old voluntarily entered the NHL's substance abuse program after the events that unfolded in June 2018. "I am currently sober and committed to living a healthy lifestyle so that I can be the father, partner, teammate, and person I want to be," Watson's post read. Watson - who admitted to dealing with anxiety, depression, and alcoholism since the age of 18 - was handed an...
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Predators' Watson: Alcohol issues led to arrest

5 monthes ago   |   By ESPN

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson said his arrest last year came when he started drinking again after 23 months of sobriety, and said he is "currently sober and committed to living a healthy lifestyle."
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Austin Watson opens up about alcoholism, mental illness, his arrest in Instagram post

Austin Watson opens up about alcoholism, mental illness, his arrest in Instagram post

5 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Predators forward Austin Watson opens up about alcoholism, mental illness in Instagram post
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Predators' Austin Watson opens up about alcohol issues in Instagram post

5 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson says the arrest last year that led to his 18-game suspension came when he started drinking again after 23 months of sobriety.
Watson said Friday in an Instagram post that he's been dealing with anxiety, depression and alcoholism since the age of 18. Watson said he entered the NHL's substance abuse program after his June 16 arrest and added that "I am currently sober and committed to living a healthy lifestyle so that I can be the father, partner, teammate and person I want to be."
As my 26th year comes to an end in a couple days, I've found myself...
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Predators' Watson: Alcohol issues led to his arrest

5 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

Nashville Predators' Austin Watson says his arrest last year came after he'd started drinking again after 23 months of sobriety
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The Latest: Tampa Bay's Nikita Kucherov wins Hart Trophy

The Latest: Tampa Bay's Nikita Kucherov wins Hart Trophy

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NHL awards 2019: Robin Lehner gives heartfelt speech while accepting Bill...

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