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SOCIETY

WATCH || Woman Threatens To Jump Off Sandton City Mall

Mzansi were left in shock after a woman threatened to jump off a mall. The who had been standing on the roof of Sandton City Mall since early Friday and threatened to jump off, but was later taken to safety in the afternoon after resue came. The woman was on the roof of the building for hours on Friday when rescue workers tried to prevent her from jumping.

  23 days ago ago
WATCH || Woman Threatens To Jump Off Sandton City Mall

ENTERTAINMENT

OPINION : The Death Of SA Actor Patrick Shai, Left Mzansi Asking Questions.

THE death of actor Patrick Shai over the weekend has shocked many and left many wondering. Reports emerged on Saturday that he had committed suicide by hanging himself at his home. The death of a person is always shocking but the most frightening is the suicide and leaves questions about the decision to commit suicide.

  5 months ago ago
OPINION : The Death Of SA Actor Patrick Shai, Left Mzansi Asking Questions.

ENTERTAINMENT

Actor Patrick Shai's Suicide Raises Questions

The passing on of veteran actor Patrick Shai left many people in shock and also has raised alot of questions. Reports revealed that this actor committed suicide at his house. A death of someone will always shock many people but as for the death of someone by committing suicide raises alot of questions about the reasons that made him/ her decide to end his/ her life.

  5 months ago ago
Actor Patrick Shai's Suicide Raises Questions

EDUCATION

For matriculants: Tips to reduce stress about your results and enjoy your holidays.

It is nearing the end of the year and the grade 12 pupils have finished with their final examination. It is quite stressing to see the lower grades knowing their results whilst the grade 12 pupils don't know.  Image: Grade 12s writing Imagine spending Christmas and New year's without knowing your results, especially if you know you performed badly. The average learners worry about passing. The above average learners worry about the number of distinctions they will get. They worry about making it to the national,

  1 year ago ago
For matriculants: Tips to reduce stress about your results and enjoy your holidays.

HEALTH

Why panic disorders in 2021?

Anxiety issues are a typical psychological sickness in South Africa. Roughly 1 out of 5 South Africans are influenced every year, as per the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG). Portrayed by overpowering concern and dread, anxiety issues can hold you back from working in your typical life and can be crippling.

  9 months ago ago
Why panic disorders in 2021?

SOCIETY

What is substance abuse and addictions

Substance abuse is an enormous social problem in South Africa, as elsewhere, and it’s increasing every day. Alcohol, marijuana (dagga), cocaine, tik and heroin are some of the most frequently used substances in this country, according to the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG).

  10 months ago ago
What is substance abuse and addictions

HEALTH

Check on yourself as much as you check on social media:Mental health a silence killer.

SADAG claims that less than 18% of sufferers receive treatment for mental health, although over 85% depend on public sector services that only has 18 beds for every 100 000 people available. This is a concern. A lot of people don't know that they are suffering from mental health because the symptoms may be visible to some may be not. The question is how then do you learn abour this. You simply need to CHECK yourself, whenn you notice that you become angry for nothing, you have changing moods,one moment you're

  1 year ago ago
Check on yourself as much as you check on social media:Mental health a silence killer.

HEALTH

Is depression a stigma or health problem in South Africa especially in our black communities?

This is one issue that is misunderstood in most communities. Depression is said to be caused by demons some even blame witchcraft, because of these beliefs most people are not comfortable to talk about it or even seek help. According to SADAG and discovery health the lifetime prevalence of depression in South Africa is 9.7% and about 20% of South Africans will experience a depressive disorder at least once in their lifetime. There are 23 known suicides in SA every day, for every person who commits suicide 10

  1 year ago ago
Is depression a stigma or health problem in South Africa especially in our black communities?

OTHERS-NATURAL-DISASTER

We May Be in The Same Storm But Different Boats

We may be in the same storm (COVID-19 pandemic) but we are not in the same boat. The way we respond to this storm varies because of our unique resources (emotional, financial, social, biological). Some people's boats are bound to stabilize fast while for others it may take a while. If you're among those who are struggling to adapt to the new normal, I am here to remind you that you are not alone. I believe that you are doing the best that you can given the situation since you were never taught how to survive

  1 year ago ago
We May Be in The Same Storm But Different Boats

HEALTH

Lebethe's Claim About His Role In Life Esidimeni Questioned

The declaration of senior wellbeing official Dr Richard Lebethe that he was not completely associated with the Life Esidimeni long distance race project has been brought into question. On Tuesday, the examination heard that an email shipped off Lebethe in November 2015 from previous Gauteng wellbeing MEC Qedani Mahlangu trained him to assume control when the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) prosecuted government over the looming move of patients; and that he and different authorities should get attorneys included.

  9 months ago ago
Lebethe's Claim About His Role In Life Esidimeni Questioned

PARENTING

What you need about the impact of lockdown on Mothers to infants and ways to overcome the situation.

Ever since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown restrictions ,a lot of people have experienced a lot of depression which is commonly known as a medical illness that negatively affects how a person feels, think and act.This illness is treatable. As a mother to a newborn baby you need to breast feed your child to give your child nutritious food.Breastfeeding won't be possible if you are stressed as a mother.

  10 months ago ago
What you need about the impact of lockdown on Mothers to infants and ways to overcome the situation.

HEALTH

Bipolar disorder: The signs and effects to look out for

For some, individuals determined to have bipolar turmoil, the shame isn't simply felt in their homes however frequently grinding away and in more extensive society. To help the individuals who fight, the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) has been driving training and attention to guarantee better broad comprehension of the condition.

  1 year ago ago
Bipolar disorder: The signs and effects to look out for

HEALTH

COVID-19 third wave: 7 tips to survive the next few days

South Africa is in a third influx of the Covid-19 pandemic, and keeping in mind that the disease rate and loss of life has the actual effect agonizingly self-evident, numerous individuals are confronting a quiet emotional wellness emergency. The common distress that has held pieces of the nation has added fundamentally to the psychological injury of numerous residents.

  11 months ago ago
COVID-19 third wave: 7 tips to survive the next few days

COVID

The number of people who want to commit suicides rises daily

The number of suicides cases is rising OVER 800,000 people commit suicide each year according to a study by the World Health Organization (WHO). Studies show that every 40 seconds, one person commits suicide. The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) called on South Africans to work together to combat the problem of suicide, and yesterday was World Suicide Prevention Day. The theme for World Suicide Prevention Day is: Working together to prevent suicide. Casey Chambers, director of Sadag, said suicide

  1 year ago ago
The number of people who want to commit suicides rises daily

COVID

The number of people who want to commit suicide keeps increasing

Did you know September is Suicide Prevention month? The World Health Organisation (WHO) says; "According to our reasearch; more than 800 000 people commit suicide in a year." " Our research shows that; one person commits suicide; every 40 seconds." The South African Depression and Anxiety Group's (Sadag) Director Casey Chambers; said; "The issue of people committing suicide is not talked about in most communities. This is because parents shy away from discussing it with their children." "We find that parents

  1 year ago ago
The number of people who want to commit suicide keeps increasing

CULTURE

Miss SA Shudu's new book is here- For every copy sold, Sadag will be Donated One

JOHANNESBURG - Miss South Africa Shudufhadzo Musida on Wednesday dispatched her eagerly awaited first youngsters' book. It isn't just intended to engage and extend youngsters' minds yet - all the more critically - show kids tormenting. Named Shudu Finds her Magic, Musida, recounts the account of her childhood as an awesome and active young lady in a little town named Ha-Vhangani in Limpopo.

  9 months ago ago
Miss SA Shudu's new book is here- For every copy sold, Sadag will be Donated One

HEALTH

Miss SA to deliver her promise on fighting mental health issues

Miss South Africa Shudufhadzo Musida is launching her online program which will tackle mental illness. She was crowned Miss South Africa last year October where she promised that she will assist in mental issues. Her program will start today Monday the 8th, it will broadcasted on her Instagram account @shudufhadzomusida. The idol has partnered with (SADAG) South African Depression and Anxiety Group to raise awareness to the public on mental issues. Today she will be hosting Zamo Mbele, a clinical psychologist

  1 year ago ago
Miss SA to deliver her promise on fighting mental health issues

HEALTH

What Cause Depression and Suicide

Ever since we've been on pandemic since 2020 the is high rate of depression and Suicide. Each and every day people commit suicide because they loose their job,cars,home it's bad. Now you don't have a job,food,can't pay rent ,school fees.

  10 months ago ago
What Cause Depression and Suicide

HEALTH

Miss South Africa, Shudufhadzo Musida is determined to breakdown the stigma around mental illness!

Miss South Africa, Shudufhadzo Musida is determined to breakdown the stigma around mental illness! Shudufhazo Musida is using her platform as Miss South Africa to launch an online initiative. When she took the crown in October last year Musida said she wanted to focus on raising awareness around mental health. For her new venture, she has partnered with the South African depressions and Anxiety Group, (Sadag) and together they plan to speak to experts on topics ranging from teen depression to the difference

  1 year ago ago
Miss South Africa, Shudufhadzo Musida is determined to breakdown the stigma around mental illness!

CULTURE

Miss South Africa is Writing children's Book in Six Languages

Miss South Africa Shudufhazo Musida wrote a children's book called Shudu Finds Her Wonder. Inspired by Shuduphazo's own experiences of being bullied as a child, this book will be published in six languages. "We hope this will help children learn to deal with bullying, as well as kindness and compassion," said Shudufhadzo, who will compete for the Miss World crown later this year.

  11 months ago ago
Miss South Africa is Writing children's Book in Six Languages