There have been many reported cases of depression within Nigerian celebrities, Nollywood actress Maureen Okpoko whose marriage recently packed-up has revealed in a chat with The Nation how she overcome depression.
She revealed that the break-up came sudden and nearly ruined her career, but now she is okay.
“I am just grateful to my family for standing by me; they helped me pulled through the whole journey,” she said.
“It was not an easy task, but they kept encouraging and never let me alone, till I was able to pick-up the pieces of my life back.
“It could have been terrible; who knows could have been a lunatic roaming the streets. Prayers and counselling also helped me a whole lot. I remain eternally grateful to God”.
On reconciliation with her ex-hubby, she said.
“No too much water has passed under d bridge.”