AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion
May 23, 2018
Michael Phelps was hanging at the pool on Tuesday.
No, he's not planning another comeback.
He's got a bigger goal to tackle.
After revealing the depths of his depression — and even thoughts of suicide after his second drunken-driving arrest — Phelps is hoping to make a difference for those who are dealing with similar issues.
The 23-time Olympic gold medalist announced a partnership with Talkspace, which provides online therapy, and said he considers it a higher calling than anything he ever did as a swimmer.
"Somebody told me yesterday about his daughter going through a...