In light of the #MentalHealthKE hashtag that was once trending on Twitter, A lot of stories came out on how people have been affected by certain mental disorders. Most of them being depression.
This also affects celebrities, as is shown by Anita Nderu who has recently come out to reveal that she contemplated taking her own life when she was depressed last year.
The screen queen disclosed this information on her Instagram page after persistently being inundated with the question of how she had overcome the nasty illness.
The 29-year-old wrote a long message that we have truncated:
She divulged that she had made a conscious choice to keep living with a positive attitude and that she would never stop being a nice person.
Anita shocked many last month when she dropped the bombshell that she had suffered from depression for 5 months last year.
Depression is a mental health disorder characterised by persistently depressed mood or loss of interest in activities, causing significant impairment in daily life.
These may include changes in sleep, appetite, energy level, concentration, daily behaviour or self-esteem. Depression can also be associated with thoughts of suicide.