Lawyer Nti: Comedian Reveals 3-Year Battle with Serious Depression as He Admits Seeking Help from 'Juju'

Lawyer Nti: Comedian Reveals 3-Year Battle with Serious Depression as He Admits Seeking Help from 'Juju'

  • Lawyer Nti, former Kejetia vs Makola series star, has recalled his three-year battle with depression as a result of underachievement
  • The comic actor said he recognised the need to seek spiritual guidance elsewhere to realise his dreams of living a better life
  • The well-known Ghanaian entertainer spoke at Okay FM about his past struggles to inspire others

Former Kejetia vs Makola series star Lawyer Nti, born Richmond Xavier Amoakoh, has revealed his three-year battle with depression due to underachievement.

In an interview at Okay FM, he admitted that he had to seek spiritual help elsewhere during the challenging phase of his life.

Photo of Lawyer Nti.
Lawyer Nti recounts 3-year battle with depression. Photo credit: Okay FM/@SIKAOFFICIAL1.
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Lawyer Nti details struggling past with depression

The famous comic actor stated that he believes sharing his story might inspire people and reassure them that they are not alone.

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''I felt stuck in a never-ending circle of despair throughout that time. It got more difficult for me to interact with the world around me. Even basic things appeared to be impossible,'' he said.

Cause of Lawyer Nti's depression

He stated that the extra strain he put on himself to attain more success played a role in his emotional trauma.

''I had set lofty objectives for myself, and when I failed to meet them, I began to doubt my own worth. It was a period of intense self-reflection during which I confronted my limitations and wrestled with emotions of insignificance,'' he revealed.

The entertainer said that desperation pushed him to seek optimism in unusual places, including what is known in Ghanian parlance as 'juju.'

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Speaking to, counsellor Love Amponsah, with experience spanning over 10 decades, mentioned:

''Depression is something that someone has to identify early to deal with it ... People exhibit the disorder in many forms; some withdraw from people,'' she told
''We have individual differences, and our biological makeup is different. Hence, people act differently. Those who suffer from depression need the help of a counsellor, therapist, or psychologist,'' she advised.

Watch Lawyer Nti's interview below:

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Lawyer Nti stated that the main reason for his choice was that he needed to ply his trade somewhere because life was all about moving on and taking on new challenges.

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