Michael Phelps: 'I am extremely thankful that I did not take my life' – CNN

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The “hardest fall” was after the 2012 Olympics, said Phelps. “I didn’t want to be in the sport anymore … I didn’t want to be alive anymore.”
What that “all-time low” looked like was Phelps sitting alone for “three to five days” in his bedroom, not eating, barely sleeping and “just not wanting to be alive,” he said.
Finally, Phelps knew he needed help.

http://www.cnn.com/2018/01/19/health/michael-phelps-depression/index.html

 

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