Jan. 12, 2021
By Rachel Paula Abrahamson
This story discusses suicide. If you or someone you know is at risk of suicide please call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255, text TALK to 741741 or go to SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resourcesfor additional resources.
When Nicole Phelps learned of NBA legend Kobe Bryant’s death, her mind went to a dark place. At the time, Nicole’s husband, Michael Phelps, who has a history of suicidal ideation, was in the throes of a deep depression.