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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]

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They were not afraid to Speak Up about their challenges with depression and suicide. In the next few weeks, you will be introduced to South Africans who will share their stories of resilience, strength and hope. Watch the #Rise18Stories on http://bit.ly/2EPHzL4 and let’s Rise against depression and suicide. Remember to visit www.backabuddy.co.za/rise18 for donations. #Rise18 #DepressionIsReal #SuicideIsReal #Washie18 #SpeakUp #LetsTalk

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See below Teen Suicide Prevention Tool Kit for helpful, articles and videos to learn more about Teen Suicide:

  • Click here for the Teen Suicide Prevention Brochure.
  • For verbal signs to look out for click here.
  • For a local articles on how to identify signs. how to speak to speak your teen, etc. click here.
  • International articles about trends, coping mechanisms and risk factors, click here.
  • Powerful Online videos, click here.
  • Facts about Teen Suicide, click here.
  • Common myths surrounding Teen Suicide, click here
  • Clinical Psychologist, Zamo Mbele speaks about how to cope with Depression, click here.
  • Teen Suicide infographic, click here.
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Ask the Doctor

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.

 

ANXIETY AND PANIC ATTACKS

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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.


 

BIPOLAR DISORDER

If you have recently been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, Dr Leigh Jeanet, Sandton Psychiatrist, specialising in bipolar will answer some of the questions you may have, after your diagnosis. Click here.

 

Do You want to check your Mental Health?
Questionnaires below

  • If you think you may have Depression take this Self rating questionnaire and discuss the Findings with your Mental Health expert. Click here.
  • If you think you have Bipolar Disorder take this self rating questionnaire and discuss the findings with your mental health expert. Click here.
  • If you think you may have PTSD take this Self rating questionnaire and discuss the Findings with your Mental Health expert. Click here.
  • If you think you may have Panic & Anxiety take this Self rating questionnaire and discuss the Findings with your Mental Health expert. Click here
  • If you think you may have Postnatal Depression take this Self rating questionnaire and discuss the Findings with your Mental Health expert. Click here
  • If you think you may have ADHD take this Self rating questionnaire and discuss the Findings with your Mental Health expert. Click here

     

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