Four-time Olympic swimmer — and 2022 MM+M Platinum Award honoree — Allison Schmitt says her toughest opponent was outside the pool. “We need organizations to step up” with more resources to help those battling mental illness, she says in this frank interview. Plus a health policy update.

For a transcript of this week’s MM+M Podcast, click here.

For more on Allison Schmitt and her acceptance speech at the MM+M Awards, see Marc Iskowitz’s column, “Time to wake the sleeping giant.