Simone Biles cited a need to focus on her mental health in her move last week to pull out of the women’s team gymnastics final at the Tokyo Olympics.
The 24-year-old’s decision surprised fans and reignited a national conversation about mental health: when is it ok to push through and perform and when is it better to walk away?
Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: what the world of elite athletes can teach us about mental health in general.
Dr. Catherine Athans, psychologist, Certified Trauma Therapist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Dr. Krystof Bankiewicz, professor of neurological surgery at Ohio State College of Medicine
David Moses, PhD, postdoctoral engineer, University of California San Francisco Weill Institute for Neurosciences