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Mardy Fish, A Former Tennis Pro, Reflects On His Life With Anxiety In A Netflix Documentary.
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The final episode of Netflix's "Untold" docuseries, "Mardy Fish's Anxiety," will air next week. With the above trailer, Stardia got a sneak peek at “Untold: Breaking Point,” which is set to be rele…

Tennis Players Can See Mental Health Professionals At The US Open
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NEW YORK (AP) — As part of an initiative announced Tuesday by the US Tennis Association, players at the U.S. Open will have access to licensed mental health providers as well as quiet rooms. Accor…

Second January 6 Rioter Seen Battling DC Cop Who Died By Suicide Is Identified By Online Sleuths
Mental Health

The meeting, like many others in the coronavirus era, was held via Zoom. On one panel, the widow of a D.C. Metropolitan Police officer who died by suicide just nine days after being attacked by riot…

Selena Gomez Discusses How She Overcame Her Addiction To Social Media.
Mental Health

Selena Gomez says she's rediscovering the joy in her work as an entertainer, thanks in part to her decision to abandon social media. The 29-year-old actor and singer graces the cover of Elle's Lati…

On A Treadmill In My Garage, I'm Training To Compete In The Olympic Trials.
Mental Health

My father asked me if I wanted to go on a run one evening when I was 13 years old. I'd never gone on a run before, but I figured if my dad could do it, so could I. Dogs barked as we drove down coun…

Simone Biles Will Not Compete In The Vault Or Uneven Bars Events.
Mental Health

Simone Biles has withdrawn from the vault and uneven bars event finals at the Olympics in Tokyo. “Today, after further consultation with medical staff, Simone Biles has decided to withdraw from the…

Michael Phelps Understands Simone Biles, And His Heart Breaks For Her.
Mental Health

Michael Phelps is well aware of the disadvantages of being the Olympics' star attraction. Phelps, a five-time Olympian swimmer who won 23 gold medals, rose to prominence despite battles with depres…

Why Simone Biles's Recent Actions Are So Significant To Black Women Like Me
Mental Health

To be completely honest, I had no intention of watching the Olympics this year. I had considered watching Track and Field just to see Sha’Carri Richardson literally run circles around her competito…

Simone Biles Discloses What She "Never Truly Believed" About Herself Until Now
Mental Health

Simone Biles, the Olympic champion gymnast, said on Wednesday that the outpouring of support following her withdrawal from the Tokyo Games has made her realize she is more than her sport. “The outp…

Please Don't Ask Where I Got My Scars If You See Me In A Tank Top.
Mental Health

There are descriptions of self-harm in this essay. I met a friend in a park after getting vaccinated; the weather was hot and humid, and sweat dripped down my back. During our conversation, I not…

Naomi Osaka, According To Simone Biles, Inspired Her To 'Focus On My Mental Health'.
Mental Health

Simone Biles announced on Tuesday that she had withdrawn from the Summer Olympics gymnastics team final in order to "focus on my mental health" and "not jeopardize my health and well-being." Biles…

Naomi Osaka Reaches Out To The Media Following Her Olympic Tennis Victory
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In a 6-1, 6-4 victory over Zheng Saisai on Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics, Naomi Osaka first let her racket do the talking. The tennis superstar spoke to the press again after avoiding press conferen…