How I almost gave up my career and fame because of depression – Actress Toyin Abraham recounts

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Nollywood actress, Toyin Abraham shared her story with Media Personality, Chude Jideonwo on how depression almost cost her everything.

Toyin had earlier taken to her Instagram page to reflect on those “very dark times” in her life, where she almost gave up her fame and career because of what she was going through.

In the interview WithChude, she explained the importance of mental health.

“It was not easy. My manager had to get a counsellor from America to talk to me. I knew I needed therapy, but sometimes you lie to yourself even when you know that you need something.

“I lived in denial, but I knew I was depressed. I would often sit down and be sad for no reason. I would get scared even when people were around me. I would get scared when people called me for something good.

“I was not happy, and I lost weight even though I was well fed. I was very skinny. I would cry to my manager on the phone as I was always sad. I was depressed. The event happened within the past three years.”

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