Mark Lindquist of Moorhead is well-known as a motivational speaker who performs the National Anthem at major sporting events nationwide. Earlier this month, he announced his plan to seek the Democratic nomination for Congress in Minnesota’s 7th District. Thursday afternoon, in a video he posted to Facebook, Lindquist opened up about his struggle with mental health issues.

Lindquist said he checked himself into the Fargo Veterans Administration Mental Health Clinic last week and he was admitted to the VA Hospital for two days. He said he’s getting enrolled in therapy and mental health specialists are helping him work on a mental health plan.