Mental Health

How To Access Free Counselling In SA

Seeking and receiving medical attention for mental health doesn't come cheap despite South Africa being regarded as one of the major countries...

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...

Dear Qedani Mahlangu: what have you done to our people?

There’s an oppressive nature about the heat in Atteridgeville as we drive in on Wednesday afternoon. It’s dry and dense, and opening a window...

Five ways black bodies resisted conforming to old white traditions in...

The year of asinavalo has come with nothing short of dololo chill. Black bodies have resisted assimilation and conformity with white traditions in various...
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No Record Of 30 Suicide Attempts At Rhodes, University Says

Rhodes University and its Student Representative Council (SRC) have refuted claims floating around on social media that 30 of its students have attempted suicide...

The mental health system in South Africa is not well, say...

On Tuesday, the University of Pretoria (UP), hosted a colloquium on the state of mental health in South Africa and the issues raised by...

UCT Fallists Respond to VC Phakeng

"We asked if Mr Mayosi has a history of depression and they said he didn't until 2016. That day he was called a coconut....

How unaffordable healthcare costs leave people prone to dangers of self-medication

"I haven't been to a doctor in a couple of years now; and it's not because I never get sick but I...

A letter to a suicidal person

Dear suicidal person, If you are reading this, it means you're having doubts about suicide. So thank you. I may not know you or whether this...

Why Nomzamo Mbatha Gives Us All The Feels

You might know Nomzamo Mbatha as the actor who won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as...

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...

Six reasons why you shouldn’t bother watching Thirteen Reasons Why

At the end of March, Netflix released the series adaptation of the popular young adult novel Thirteen Reasons Why to much enthusiasm. Even though...

Wits Students Commemorates The Life Of Sanele Dhlamini

"If we as a family knew why this all happened to my brother, maybe we would have found peace," said Sanele Xolani Dhlamini's older...

Here’s why you should cut teenagers some slack

Adults aren't the only ones that experience the "hard" life. People assume it's normal for teenagers to always be tired, moody and low in...

Life Esidimeni: More Than Money, We Need Proper Mental Health Care

‘Umuntu ngumuntu nagbantu’. It takes a village to raise a child. For many African families, this includes aunts, uncles, grandparents, and cousins. So, when...

Wits To Hold Memorial For Engineering Student

The memorial service of the late Wits Engineering student, Sanele Dhlamini, will be held by the university. Dhlamini passed away after falling from a residence...

What repealing ‘Obamacare’ will mean for Americans, and us

The US healthcare plan, dubbed 'Obamacare', marks Barack Obama's career as one of the most decisive and controversial moves he has made in his...

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...

Five reasons Linkin Park’s music matters

There’s this wonderful thing about music; it provides a sense of community. You listen to it and you feel like someone, somewhere gets you....

#QueerPopUpHealingSessions: A Space For Queer Healing

A place among nature for queer people to be safe, happy and focus on healing. This is what the the Queer Pop Up Healing...
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