Australian basketball star Liz Cambage has revealed she was on suicide watch in 2016, in an impassioned article calling for a better understanding of the realities of depression and anxiety.
- Liz Cambage revealed she withdrew from a recent WNBA game after suffering a panic attack
- She revealed she has suffered from mental illness for many years, and is on medication
- Cambage is a three-time WNBA All Star and holds the record for most points in a WNBA game
The Opals’ record-breaking centre has written an emotional account of her lifetime battle with mental health issues for the Players’ Tribune website,which she describes as a current “dragging you out into the ocean”.
“And now the water is getting deeper and deeper … and your friends have all disappeared … and it doesn’t feel so sunny anymore … and you can’t move … and you can’t breathe … until suddenly it’s just you, alone, under these enormous, dark waves,” Cambage wrote…..
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