Tag: depression

YNaijaAugust 28, 2023

The Media Blog: Iyanya Shares Journey of Battling Bankruptcy, Legal Troubles and Depression

In the world of glitz and glamour, where stars shine their brightest, it’s easy to forget that fame doesn’t always ...

YNaijaMay 10, 2023

The Music Blog: I was suicidal and turned to smoking when I made ‘Soso’ – Omah Lay opens up

Nigerian music is blessed with a multitude of talented artists who constantly strive to push the boundaries of creativity within ...

YNaijaApril 3, 2023

‘My girlfriend just told me she’s a lesbian’ – Omah Lay reveals

Omah Lay, the Nigerian artiste known for his hit singles such as “Godly” and “Bad Influence,” has recently revealed some ...

Omoleye OmoruyiFebruary 12, 2022

Singer says religion can cure depression and we are worried

Hopefully, his message does not go farther than it already has. But, we know religion is a big deal in ...

Ado AminuJune 4, 2021

Lack of accessibility may be pushing Nigerians to self-diagnose mental illness, but it doesn’t have to be the only way

However slow going, the conversation on mental illness continues to shift from the dark place of shame and silence it ...

Ado AminuMay 24, 2021

3 Nigerians share lessons they learned in therapy that changed their lives

A practising therapist’s advice once taught me to never frame a piece of advice received from a therapist as “my ...

Ado AminuJanuary 21, 2021

3 Nigerian men open up about feeling unlovable when they are broke

The designation of men as ‘providers’ is as old as human civilisation, and while the cost of this on men’s ...

Ifeanyi OgboSeptember 8, 2020

#YNaijaNonBinary: Here’s how we can curb the epidemic of suicide

“Did you really want to die?” “No one commits suicide because they want to die.” “Then why do they do ...

Our Journey Is JoySeptember 7, 2020

How we think about mental illness | The Daily Vulnerable

by Dami Odiachi Maybe it’s the same for depression. The other day I got an email from a reader. He ...

Our Journey Is JoyAugust 25, 2020

Things happen | The Daily Vulnerable

by Dami Odiachi There are days when my temperament is abysmal and getting out of bed is impossible. I don’t ...

Our Journey Is JoyAugust 19, 2020

Facing depression and anxiety | The Daily Vulnerable

by Lenny Mendonca On Friday, April 10, at 5 p.m., Californians learned I had resigned as Chief Economic and Business Advisor ...

Onyinye UdehAugust 18, 2020

iFitness CEO hosts Betty Irabor on a webinar themed ‘Prioritizing your Physical and Mental Wellbeing’

In response to the far reaching effects of the lockdown caused by the global pandemic, physical fitness company iFitness organized ...

SponsorJune 21, 2019

Tackling increased suicide rates: by eliminating these issues

She was found dead in her room. Reports stated that she committed suicide because she was dumped by her boyfriend. ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 28, 2019

Odunlade Adekola has been cast in an upcoming movie that will tackle depression

2018 ended for Odunlade Adekola on an exciting note, winning Best Actor in a Comedy at last year’s AMVCA, which ...

SponsorOctober 12, 2018

60 million Nigerians are at risk of depression – NOIPolls/Joy, Inc. National Report reveals

60 million Nigerians have been estimated to be at risk of suffering from depression according to a groundbreaking national report ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2017

Opinion: The suicide cry for help that we often miss

by Isa Eneye Mubarak The problem about suicide is that one makes a permanent, irreversible, irrevocable treatment of a temporary ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

Depression almost pushed me to commit suicide – Ubi Franklin

TripleMG boss, Ubi Franklin, shocked fans and friends alike on Thursday when he shared a personal secret on the social media. ...

Op-ed EditorJune 27, 2017

Poetry: Depression

by dijiaderoGBA   Sometimes, I want to talk. Sometimes, I want to cry. Two sides of life. One for the ...

AzeezMay 20, 2017

I have stopped many people from committing suicide – TeeBillz

by Azeez Adeniyi TeeBillz, husband to music star, Tiwa Savage has said he has stopped many people from committing suicide ...

musicblogApril 19, 2017

[The Music Blog] Music for the pain: 5 pro-tips to help you curate the perfect playlist to combat anxiety

Music they say is the ultimate form of empathy. Presumably, this is why sound therapists have spent years of researching ...

Oludolapo AdelanaApril 9, 2017

Twitter user, @SubDeliveryman saves depression patient from committing suicide

by Dolapo Adelana The alertness of a Twitter user, @SubDeliveryMan on Sunday helped save the life of another user on ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 28, 2017

Opinion: Winning the battle against suicide

by Adesina Tosin Nathaniel On the 19th of January The Assistant Inspector General of Police Zone 5 Headquarters, Mr Abubakar ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 23, 2017

Olusegun Adeniyi: The silent battles of life

by Olusegun Adeniyi Even though I had watched the two minute Youtube clip, “Silent Battles” several times on WhatsApp, what ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 22, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: Depression- It’s time to pay attention

by Ololade Ajekigbe A man decides to end his life by plunging into the lagoon on a glorious Sunday evening. ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 21, 2017

Adekoya Bolade: Talking about suicide

by Adekoya Boladale Growing up as a nine-year-old boy with a single parent is extremely challenging especially with all the ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 22, 2017

The Thread: Mr Ibu’s success story is everything

Hope is a powerful thing, and much needed in our country today because of how tough things have gotten. Wherever ...

Isime EseneJanuary 16, 2017

Biola Williams: Depression is a monster that must not be feared

by Biola Williams The NIH (National Institute of Mental Health) says depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a ...

Isime EseneDecember 13, 2016

YNaija Analysis: Like Jonathan, Buhari has become a very dangerous president

In the months prior to the 2015 general elections, the wind of ‘change’ swept through Nigeria. Almost everyone was excited ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 25, 2016

Falconets defender depressed after receiving N10000 from NFF

One of the players who represented Nigeria at the U-20 Women’s World Cup in Papau New Guinea has been hospitalised ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 2, 2016

Stanley Chidiebere Okonkwo: No one told us [Nigerian Voices]

by Stanley Chidiebere Okonkwo I had wondered why people cry when someone dies. For some people, it is so natural. Mother’s ...

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