High-Performance Athletes & Mental Health

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles has dropped out of a second competition this week because of mental health concerns.  Biles’ high-profile decision coming after tennis superstar Naomi Osaka withdrew from The French Open in June for similar reasons.  We look at how these elite athletes have moved all of us to take a look at how we view mental health.

Dominque Dawes, Three-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Founder, The Dominique Dawes Gymnastics & Ninja Academy

Dr. Nicole Cutts, Licensed Clinical Psychologist

David Oliver, Head Coach, Men & Women’s Track and Field, Howard University

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