Real Warri Pikin Wants. Federal Government to help Nigerians battling Suicidal Thoughts.
Anita Asuoha, a popularly known as Real Warri Pikin comedian from Nigeria, has pleaded with the Federal Government to make. Therapists available and affordable for Nigerians going through suicidal crisis or those who have lost loved ones because to the. Scourge.
On Sunday, Real Warri Pikin announced the decision in a video posted on her verified Instagram account, @realwarripikin.
The comedian claimed that suicide is real and should be treated seriously after admitting that she attempted it in June 2018.
World Suicide Prevention Day is an awareness day marked annually on September 10 to promote global commitment and action to prevent suicides, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).
She argued that it is time for everyone to take action to ensure that this is checked and that victims have access to therapists in the nation.
“Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Did you know that every four seconds, someone dies as a result of suicide? There are more than 700,000 suicide deaths each year.
It is disturbing, and since suicide is a genuine issue, we must band together to stop it. I have experienced it.
“Therapy is expensive; back then, I couldn’t afford it, but I can now. Let us consider people who cannot afford it. I advise government to make suicide therapists available and affordable for victims.
Another strategy is to normalize the conversation about it and acknowledge that nothing is spiritual and that. Mental health challenges are real.
The comedian gave Nigerians the advice to make it a habit to check on their loved ones and to always use polite language. When speaking to others.
“Let’s lessen tough love that comes from a place of worry and affection, and instead, be gentle to one another with your words. It is not ideal. Don’t just assume that our buddies are fine; let’s check on them.
Even if things were difficult, she remarked, “Suicide is never an option. Let’s work together to stop suicide.”