If you know me you’re probably aware that mental health is something I speak on often. I feel strongly that as a society, despite the enormous amount of research and advocacy that is available we still give mental wellness a backseat to other priorities.

The last 24 hours or so Olympian Simone Biles has blown up social media, I have so much support for her decision to place her mental health in front of the potential of even a Gold Medal. For an athlete of her caliber to walk away from competition on arguably the biggest stage shows a tremendous amount of courage and strength. So many friends, community leaders, businesses, sharing posts supporting…