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Michael Phelps, Allison Schmitt talk about battling depression

“Life is a tough game, and we can’t get through it alone,” says Olympic swimmer Allison Schmitt (@arschmitty). After her 17-year-old cousin died by suicide in May 2015, Allison, now 26, decided to raise awareness and open up about her own struggles with depression. “We’re taught from a young age to persevere, and if we keep persevering, we’ll be stronger on the other side. That works in a classroom. It works on the field. It worked in the pool for me. But it’s much bigger than that. I first…

“Life is a tough game, and we can’t get through it alone,” says Olympic swimmer Allison Schmitt (@arschmitty). After her 17-year-old cousin died by suicide in May 2015, Allison, now 26, decided to raise awareness and open up about her own struggles with depression. “We’re taught from a young age to persevere, and if we keep persevering, we’ll be stronger on the other side. That works in a classroom. It works on the field. It worked in the pool for me. But it’s much bigger than that. I first…

Meet Olympic swimmer Allison Schmitt (@arschmitty) a gold medalist who is speaking out about mental health awareness after revealing her own struggle with depression. "Being vulnerable is not weakness" she says. "It shows you are strong enough to know that life is sometimes hard for you to handle and you need support." Read more about Allison's journey at the link in our bio  P.S. Allison will be appearing on a panel discussion about mental health awareness moderated by WH editor-in-chief…

Meet Olympic swimmer Allison Schmitt (@arschmitty) a gold medalist who is speaking out about mental health awareness after revealing her own struggle with depression. "Being vulnerable is not weakness" she says. "It shows you are strong enough to know that life is sometimes hard for you to handle and you need support." Read more about Allison's journey at the link in our bio P.S. Allison will be appearing on a panel discussion about mental health awareness moderated by WH editor-in-chief…

HHS Secretary Tom Price to present awards to Olympic Champions Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt

HHS Secretary Tom Price to present awards to Olympic Champions Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt

Olympians Michael Phelps & Allison Schmitt Opened Up About Mental Health | Refinery29 | Bloglovin’

Olympians Michael Phelps & Allison Schmitt Opened Up About Mental Health (Refinery29)

Olympians Michael Phelps & Allison Schmitt Opened Up About Mental Health | Refinery29 | Bloglovin’

Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Rebecca Soni and Missy Franklin of the USA Swim Team seen winning the gold medal at the Aquatics Centre, London 2012 Olympic Games.

Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Rebecca Soni and Missy Franklin of the USA Swim Team seen winning the gold medal at the Aquatics Centre, London 2012 Olympic Games

Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Rebecca Soni and Missy Franklin of the USA Swim Team seen winning the gold medal at the Aquatics Centre, London 2012 Olympic Games.

Eight-time Olympic medalist Allison Schmitt opens up about her struggle with depression.

Eight-time Olympic medalist Allison Schmitt opens up about her struggle with depression.

Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt show off their Olympics medals!

That's a Wrap — All the Pics Celebs Shared From London & the Olympics

American Medal Winners of London Olympics 2012 - Road Runner  Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Shannon Vreeland, & Missy Franklin

American Medal Winners of London Olympics 2012 - Road Runner Allison Schmitt, Dana Vollmer, Shannon Vreeland, & Missy Franklin

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