Maddy Banic, a University of Tennessee swimmer, opens up about her mental health struggles in relation to swimming after her Freshman year of college. This story captures her journey from deep depression into full recovery. Photo by Marc-Antoine Roy on Unsplash
University of Michigan graduate Kally Fayhee swam for the Wolverines from 2009 to 2013. In this documentary, she shares her story of her struggle with mental illness tied to her personal and athletic achievements.
Legendary Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps sat down with Megyn Kelly on Megyn Kelly TODAY to talk about his retirement from the sport, his growing family and his past struggles with anxiety and depression, chronicled in the new documentary “Angst.” “I hit a low point in my life where I didn’t want to be alive anymore,” he told Megyn Kelly. “I was sick and tired of having it in me.”