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Banetsi Mphunga is Khayelitsha's mobile therapist, helping youth deal with mental health challenges

Minibus therapy takes life skills counselling on the road

Innovative psychologist Banetsi Mphunga campaigns to break the stigma around mental health issues and take the anxiety out of therapy using a minibus taxi...

Ntataise helps to give children the best start

NetiaMcCray thumbEarly childhood development is essential to build capable, well-rounded adults. It can also help to close the gap between the privileged and the underprivileged. The Ntataise network is building these solid foundations.

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.

Raising the profile of mental health

The University of Cape Town’s Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health is part of an international consortium of scientists that will work to improve treatment for mental health disorders in low-and middle-income countries.
Proactive approach to mental health

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.
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Boosting mental health reportage

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group has announced it will hold the country’s first mental-health reporting seminar for print, broadcast and online journalists.
Better HIV reporting in SA media


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