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Bike and road race for mental wellness in South Africa

cycling---thumbTo mark World Mental Health Day on 10 October, the South African Depression and Anxiety Group will hold mountain bike and trail run races in the Cradle of Humankind to raise funds for its national Suicide Crisis Centre, which receives over 400 calls a day.

Proactive approach to mental health

Mental illness is not a death sentence, nor is it something to be ashamed of, as the message of a new social media campaign says. 'Let's Talk' encourages society to embrace mental health issues and eliminate the stigma.
Healthcare in South Africa

Personal crisis help services

Spotlight on depression, anxiety

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group is launching Teen Suicide Prevention Week, in an effort to reach out to troubled young people and reduce the number of suicides.
Personal crisis help services

SMS help for teens in distress

Teenagers feeling depressed or suicidal can now reach out for help by SMS. Skilled counsellors from the South African Depression and Anxiety Group will be on hand with help, information and practical advice - and teens in crisis will never get a "busy" signal.


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