July 28, 2021

“I think the biggest message is no matter how successful, how well prepared you are, we all have our bad days,” Dr. Anat Geva, a psychiatrist with HealthONE Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, told FOX31.

According to Geva, mental health issues among athletes need to be taken as seriously as a physical injury, like pulling a muscle or breaking a bone.

“She is showing us that it’s not only okay, it’s really necessary to stand up for yourself,” Geva said.