- Nigerian media personality ID Cabassa expresses serious concern about the mental health crisis among the youth in the country.
- Cabassa warns that Nigeria is potentially losing a generation to the twin scourges of depression and drug addiction.
- Cabassa recounts a distressing incident during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, where he supported a top artiste battling severe depression and drug addiction.
- Cabassa points to societal pressures and current events in Nigeria as significant contributors to the widespread feeling of despair among the youth.
Nigerian media personality I.D. Cabassa has drawn attention to the alarming rise of mental health issues among the youth in the country.
Cabassa expressed deep apprehension about the prevalence of depression and drug addiction, suggesting that Nigeria may be on the brink of losing an entire generation to these formidable challenges.
“We are raising a generation of depressed people who are addicted to drugs. During COVID, we took care of a top artist who was depressed and seriously addicted to drug,” ID Cabassa said.
The media personality recounted a personal experience during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, where he witnessed the struggles of a prominent artist battling severe depression and grappling with a serious drug addiction.
Delving deeper into the root causes, I.D. Cabassa pointed to societal pressures and the unfolding events in Nigeria as major contributors to the widespread sense of despair among the youth.
The media personality’s observations resonate with a growing global concern about the mental well-being of young people.
In similar news, Nigerian recording artiste, Stanley Omah Didia popularly known as Omah Lay, has opened up about some of his personal experiences in the past weeks.
In a series of tweets via his Twitter handle, the singer spoke about depression and how he lost his mind and literally wanted to kill himself.
According to ‘Understand’ hitmaker, his girlfriend broke up with him in the middle of the night and it left him totally shattered.
Omah Lay stated that his depression worsened after sleeping with his therapist.