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Simone Biles deserves all the praise for prioritizing her mental health. And it's a good reminder that many Americans can't afford to take time off when they need it

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Simone Biles at the Tokyo Games.
Gregory Bull/AP Images
Simone Biles was rightly praised for prioritizing her mental health during the Olympics.
But most people can't afford to take time off work when their mental health is suffering.
Calls for self care mean little if we don't make systemic changes to reduce economic stressors.
Nicole Froio is a freelance journalist and researcher. She writes about pop culture, feminism, queerness, violence against women, digital cultures and much more.
This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.
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