I Was On Psychotic Medication, Confined And Paralyzed For Weeks – OV Narrates Scary Mental Illness Encounter

Ghanaian musician Barbara Naa Okailey Nyarko, famed as OV, has narrated a scary episode in her life that made her almost lose her sanity completely.

A few years ago, OV was in the news looking unkempt and depressed. Many accused her of being addicted to narcotics but the singer says it’s far from that.

She told Giovani on the 3FM Drive how being sacked from Stonebwoy’s record label made her depressed and mentally unstable.

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“It started from 2020 after I exited the label but my friends and everybody didn’t think something was wrong with me they felt I was just being dramatic,” she said.

The music reality show winner said she was confined in a sanitorium after her depression developed into a Psychotic breakdown which eventually left her paralyzed.

OV said it was music that saved her and some mentally challenged persons in the sanitorium.

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“I was on psychotic medication for some time. I’m telling you,” she said adding that “ I was at a friend’s event okay, I no go mention his name but he be artist we all know. When I got there, I felt like something was not right so I went out. I started feeling a burning sensation and wanted to take off my clothes.”

“ I was confined for two weeks. It got to a point where they gave me an overdose of the medicine unknowingly and I was paralyzed and drooling all over”.

Speaking about the alleged addiction to drugs, OV said she never took weed or any narcotic drug but her mental illness was influenced by depression.

The talented songwriter is currently promoting her new single titled Shush, which talks about her struggles and salvation.

Take a listen below.

SOURCE: GhanaCelebrities.Com

This post was published on November 1, 2022 12:46 PM

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