BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore native Michael Phelps is teaming up with other Olympic greats, calling on the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee to help athletes who are battling a mental illness.

Phelps is one of several athletes who appear in a new HBO documentary “The Weight of Gold,” which was released earlier this week.

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In the documentary, the legendary swimmer who raked in 28 Olympic medals said “as long as we were performing, I don’t think anything else mattered.”

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Last year, the International Olympic Committee created services is said are aimed at promoting sustained well-being for athletes.