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Local psychologist weighs in on Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from Olympic competitions

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Local psychologist weighs in on Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from Olympic competitions

Local psychologist weighs in on Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from Olympic competitions

According to data from the non-profit organization Athletes For Hope, 46.6 million Americans are battling some form of mental illness and 35% are elite athletes.


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