Olympic Swimmer, Allison Schmitt’s Battle with Depression & Suicide

The Olympics are in full swing and with the thrill of victory also comes life after the Olympics. ESPN recently did an in-depth story about Olympic Gold medalist and Michael Phelps bestie, Allison Schmitt and her battle with depression after her victories at the London 2012 Olympics. It’s an emotional read as the article also details the loss of her cousin by suicide. The silver (and gold) lining is that Allison’s story can now help many others who are going through depression. Read the powerful story here.

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