Mental Health

The List: how to manage your anxiety during these times

With the civil unrest spreading in South Africa, many are likely to be experiencing anxiety and fear. If you are feeling any...

Why everyone needs to be advocating for menstrual rights

Another week, another amazing conversation!  This week we chatted to the Minister of Menstruation Candice Chirwa (if you don’t...

How to access mental health resources online

For the longest time, South Africa has been a country facing a mental health crisis. With the coronavirus pandemic, this crisis has...

Covid-19: How survivors’ guilt might be affecting you

Living through a pandemic, surrounded by death and illness and growing inequality, is a difficult thing. But when adding to all that...

How the pandemic is hurting university students’ mental health

Emmanuel Ojo, University of the Witwatersrand; Annie Burger, Stellenbosch University; Anthony J Onwuegbuzie, University of Cambridge; Bryan Jason Bergsteedt, Stellenbosch University; Samantha...

After the Bo-Kaap video, how do we support survivors of gender-based...

A viral video uploaded to  YouTube in which a woman details allegations of paedophillia against her paternal grandfather has left many...

Challenging Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination in Black Communities

In South Africa, the month of October has been declared Mental Health Awareness Month with the objective of not only educating the...

A list: Good examples of mental health representation in pop culture

Mental health representation in popular culture is often inaccurate and stigmatising. Instead of creating understanding and empathy, the representation oftentimes reinforces dangerous...

Mermaid meat in Cape Town – Q&A with magical realism author...

In one sentence what is this book about?  Afro-Surrealism about smokkeling mermaid tails, whilst navigating mental illness and...

South Africa: The Reality of Providing Safe Abortion During A National...

AS TOLD TO While South Africa’s lockdown regulations rules clearly state that abortion services are to continue throughout, some...

Keabetswe Jan On Mental Strength Campaign

On January 5 2019, Keabetwse Jan tweeted out “O jewa ke eng?” — asking her Twitter followers what’s bothering them. The tweet...

The True Cost Of e-Health In A Global Pandemic

As South Africa enters its fourth week of COVID-19 lockdown, the rise of infections runs parallel to an increase in nation-wide anxiety. ...

#COVID-19: 5 Ways To Protect Your Mental Health

Months into 2020 and normal as we know it has disappeared. We’re in the midst of a global pandemic and COVID-19 is...

All The Times K-pop Put Us Through The Most In 2019

With its beautiful aesthetic, the Korean entertainment industry provides hours of endless entertainment and joy to millions. It’s one of South Korea’s...

Tackling Menstruation Stigma Through Education

For many menstruators around the world, getting ones period for the first time or every time after that is a frightening experience....

New Kenyan App ‘Wazi’ Is A Therapist In Your Hand

Official data in Kenya shows that the number of people with mental health illnesses has risen exponentially. But more interesting than that...

Students Are Not “Committing Suicide”, Universities Are Killing Us

COMMENT I first went into a psychiatric ward when I was eighteen. I struggled with serious depression and had attempted suicide. At that age I...

Life Coach: How I Help People Overcome Life’s Challenges

Life can be very challenging, and young people are often the most adversely affected. The Daily Vox chatted to a Durban-based life coach Zaahida...

Raashida Khan Takes On “No-Go” Areas In The SA Indian Muslim...

South African Indian Muslims are a conservative bunch: there are some topics that are just not spoken about. So you can imagine the furore...

Lancet Commission Report Shows Young People Suffer The Most With Mental...

Mental illness is rising in every country in the world - especially among young people - and will cost the global economy $16 trillion...
18,130FansLike
1,391FollowersFollow
40,182FollowersFollow
264SubscribersSubscribe