Why was Naomi Judd depressed: Grammy award winner Naomi Judd died because of ongoing Mental Illness on May 1, 2022. Veteran Singer Naomi was depressed, according to the recent revelation can be seen in her 2016 book – ‘River of Time.’
According to the events mentioned in ‘River of Time,’ it was revealed Naomi was going through Childhood abuse trauma. The book shares her account of the suicidal thoughts she went through because of the same.
Naomi Judd’s depression story happened at various stages, beginning from childhood trauma. Naomi was a child of poverty, neglect, and abuse who somehow powers through a career to achieve great financial success.
Later, when Naomi stopped making any more music, the depression became even harder. All the events of childhood abuse came back to her; it was the suppressed trauma screaming out.
At the age of 18, Judd welcomed her first daughter Wynonna after being “date raped” by a football athlete the night before her senior year of high school. She became pregnant the night she had sex.
In her events, she shared how the athlete later replied to her, ‘well, tough luck, kiddo,’ on being informed about the news. After welcoming Wynonna, Judd had to find a shelter at ‘town her to put a roof and a name.’
Later a series of events, including divorce, physical abuse, and mental abuse, were the main reasons behind depression.
Naomi was open to sharing the effects of her ECT treatment in her post-Grammy life. Naomi was a candid, strong, and fierce fighter against mental illness.
Dr. Andrew Weil is a well-known celebrity doctor, known Naomi when she fought the depression. On his 25-year experience with Naomi Judd, he shares how Naomi Judd was brave to fight severe depression and anxiety.
Apart from the years, Judd spent her career focused on music, she could not come over the depression. The depression kept on coming back for 25 dreadful years until she decided to end it.
We know why Naomi Judd was depressed, but the important thing to remember is that Naomi always inspired fans to fight the circumstances and be better people. She taught people to fight their suppressed depression and anxiety and prove herself as the strongest person ever.