Shine Ya Eye housemate and current head of house of the Big Brother Naija, Maria has revealed the trauma faced by her family since the diagnosis of her brother’s mental health illness.
Maria disclosed to Big Brother during her diary session on Friday that her brother was diagnosed with Schizophrenia (A serious mental disorder that affects a person’s ability to think, feel and behave clearly).
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In response to Biggie’s question on her thought on Mental health”, a task which was given to them, she said the mental health awareness campaign hits home because it brought back memories of her brother who was diagnosed years ago
Maria said her brother’s illness has been hard for her family since he was diagnosed with the disease.
“A couple of years ago my brother was diagnosed with Schizophrenia. It’s been hard on the family because it can never be cured.
“He is on medication and constant watch in the hospital. He was a perfect human on everything he did and then he got diagnosed. Not all of us have been the same in the family since then.”