World Champion Swimmer, Michael Phelps has teamed up with Talkspace to launch a mental health awareness campaign. Talkspace is an affordable, convenient online app that offers confidential therapy sessions with a licensed therapist. Talkspace is making therapy sessions more accessible to anyone experiencing mental health issues. Imagine having the convience of texting your therapists before a school presentation or after a hectic day at work. Life can be a little easier not waiting for help or traveling to and from a therapy session. Now you might wonder why would one of the greatest swimmers of all times team up with one of the best online therapy apps in the World. Like many others, Michael Phelps has suffered from mental health issues. Visit the article of talkspace at bustle.com to learn more.
Michael Phelps is very successful and talented but interestingly enough that doesnt take away that he has suffered from depression and anxiety. Mental health discriminate to no one. It can affect an aunt, uncle, colleague, a friend, or even you. Michael battled mental health issues for years before he sought help from a licensed therapist. Seeking help can be a tough thing to do. It takes a lot of courage to speak our about mental health issues which is certainly a reason why so many people don’t receive treatment. Talkspace welcomes everyone to a comfortable and safe online therapeutic environment to those who needs it. No one wants to be judged. No one wants to be uncomfortable in front of strangers. Michael Phelps understand that people have busy lives and going to the therapist weekly can be a time consuming. Not to mention, not everyone battling mental issues can not afford to visit a therapist on a regular basis. Which is every reason why he is so passionate about sharing his personal expierence with mental health issues and providing awareness campaign around the world. Michael Phelps collabortive effort with Talkspace is a monumental stepping stone in the right direction for mental health awareness and easier access to therapy for those who need it.