South Sudanese model Anyang Deng says she is battling depression after years of sexual and physical abuses.
Anyang Deng who boasts over half a million followers on Instagram shared her shocking story this week and added that she has now been admitted at a psychiatric hospital after she was diagnosed with depression, anxiety and PTSD.
The young insta-model checked herself into a mental facility after she began suffering depression. She noted that she wants to be beyond the pretty face insta-model, which is why took took the decision, so she can get better.
This is what she had to say via her Insta-story;
THIS is the reality of life behind your screens, behind the instagram models, influencers, social media stars. as most of you know i’ve struggled mentally for as long as i remember. i’ve self harmed, i’ve attempted to unalive myself numerous times. my mother died when i was just 6 months old. throughout my 20 years of life i’ve been through physical, sexual and emotional abuse. this week however was the lowes i’ve ever felt.
i wanted to end it and was not gonna accept any other course of action. i was so scared of myself and what i’d do so i took it upon myself to admit myself to a Psychiatric hospital. mental health is so overlooked and considered taboo in the black community and it’s hard to not feel alone when you mind is nagging at you to hurt yourself. i’m now diagnosed with depression, anxiety and PTSD and getting the medication i need. if any of you feel the same way i feel, please feel free to message me and just vent because we all need someone and the world i a better place with each of you in it. happy friday