... to 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.
2010 marks the 15th Anniversary of the South African Depression and Anxiety group (SADAG). For the last 15 years SADAG has been at the forefront of providing counselling services, mental health awareness programmes, powerful media campaigns, school talks and rural outreach initiatives to thousands of patients, families and communities across South Africa.
SADAG is committed to quality counselling, outreach and capacity building work throughout South Africa, and this commitment to promoting mental health was recognized by the World Bank Development Marketplace in 2003 with a substantial grant towards SADAG’s Rural Development Programme.
The South African Depression and Anxiety Group also boasts over 180 Support Groups nationwide, and has an extensive referral guide reaching into the most remote regions of the country. Highly trained counsellors operate the Mental Health Counselling Centre and the toll free Suicide Crisis Line everyday from 8am to 8pm.