SADAG is Africa’s largest mental health support and advocacy group. On this website you will find comprehensive mental health information and resources to help you, a family member or loved one. [Read more]
Thank You For Helping Us Make Mental Health Matter!
We know that the Holidays can be a challenging time for those who are alone this Christmas, or who have lost a loved one. SADAG will be OPEN throughout the Festive Season including Christmas Day & New Year to offer support and comfort to those who need it most. If you are experiencing stress, anxiety, loneliness, depression or are concerned about a loved one, please call a counsellor on any one of our 15 Toll-Free Helplines, such as 0800 21 22 23 or 0800 33 33 77 from 8am-8pm 7 days of the week.
Making Mental Health Matter for 20Years!
2014 was a big year for SADAG, as we are celebrating 20 years of Making Mental Health Matter. To see more about what SADAG has achieved in the last 20 years, click here to watch a short video
New TV Show On Mental Health Launching Over Christmas
SADAG is also very excited to announce that in partnership with ED TV (DSTV 190) which was launched earlier this year, we will be initiating a brand new TV show “Share”. A talk show dedicated to discussing, Mental Health issues such as, Anxiety, Teen Depression, Exam Stress, Bullying, Substance Abuse, Festive Season Blues, Self-Mutilation, Suicide, Coping with Peer Pressure, and so much more. The first show will be airing at 4pm on Thursday, 11th December. The show targets youth and their parents to discuss issues that many experience on a daily basis.
Companies Supporting SADAG's 20 Years
SADAG also has so much to be grateful for this year. Recent companies supporting SADAG’s 20th Anniversary year in November included Hollard, MTN, and Nedbank who generously donated funds that enable us to continue our work. South African companies were challenged to donate between R20,000 to R200,000 to SADAG, the challenge has also been taken up by Akeso, Discovery and Dischem.
Wishing you all a happy and healthy 2015!
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MEN AND DEPRESSION
Men in South Africa battle to come forward with mental health problems due often to the stigma attached to mental health. Dr Korb, psychiatrist and psychologist makes it clear and easy to understand the many ways to get help and a diagnosis. Click here.
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ANXIETY AND PANIC ATTACKS
Dr Colinda Linde, well known CBT expert, specializing in panic and anxiety, answers questions you may have after you have received your diagnosis. Click here.
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