Michael Phelps is an American former competitive swimmer and the most decorated Olympian of all time, with a total of 28 medals. Since retiring from competitive swimming in 2016, he has actively sought to raise awareness around mental health. His advocacy for mental health recently earned the recognition of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) as the Honorary Chairperson of National Mental Health Awareness Day 2017 and recipient of the organisation's Special Recognition Award. In addition, Mr Phelps is an Ambassador for the Child Mind Institute's #MyYoungerSelf social media campaign, in an effort to help end the stigmas associated with mental health and learning disorders. He established the Michael Phelps Foundation in 2008 with the focus on growing the sport of swimming and promoting healthy and active lifestyles, especially for children.