Nigerian singer and fashion designer, Mocheddah, has narrated how she suffered depression for 7 years.
Mocheddah has now launched her own Mental Health platform.
“My name is @mocheddah
I was diagnosed with clinical depression over 7 years ago .
I have come a long way with the help of my faith, therapy and medication.
I have developed a deep passion for spreading awareness on all things mental health …
This is a fun, open, no secret page, no judgements platform.
we also have in house therapists that can help answer questions.
we are a group of BRAVE magical individuals.
Welcome to “Just Be Brave NG”
@justbebraveng is my new baby .
It’s my mental health freedom page .
I found so much freedom when I came clean about my clinical depression,
I want so many other people to feel that freedom as well.. To live without fear.
To own our wounds
To forgive ourselves.
Am I scared ? A little
Am I nervous ? yes
Am I excited? Absofreakinlutely”
Mo Cheddah’s mental health issue has always been something she spoke about freely.
According to Mocheddah, she was scared to speak up at first over fears of being labelled crazy, but she did and has been on therapy for two years now. She concluded by stating that she is happy, strong and okay now.