mental health

Meet the doctors: The two Miss South Africa semi-finalists on the medical front-line

Two of the Miss South Africa Top 15 semi-finalists – Karishma Ramdev and Thato Mosehle – are medical doctors who are currently working at...

Conversations with the Youth: Healing South Africa

By Phindi MadunaBrand South Africa always strives to inspire and empower the country’s citizens to contribute to positive change in the world. South African...

CHANGING THE NARRATIVE AND LIVING THE LEGACY OF THE CLASS OF ’76

The morning of 16 June 1976, a day that changed the course of South Africa’s history, to protest against apartheid and its “Bantu education”...

Growing Up Without a Father Foundation addresses resolutions for a ‘fatherless generation’ on International...

International Men’s Day is observed on 19 November every year to celebrate the well-being of young boys and men and the value they add...

Woodlands Dairy and COYSA play their unconventional part in preserving the environment

Woodlands Dairy food group is committed to spreading the message of environmental health. The company recently embarked on a clean-up campaign that invited participants...

Where to get help in South Africa if you are being abused

Numerous organisations around South Africa provide services such as counselling, temporary shelter and legal help to people in abusive relationships. We've compiled a guide...

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...

South African paddleboarder conquers the Atlantic Ocean

South African surfer and endurance athlete Chris Bertish has become the first person in the world to singlehandedly cross the Atlantic Ocean on a...

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.