The shocking state of mental health in South Africa in 2019

However limited, looking at what evidence we do have, one can safely conclude that the state of country’s mental wellbeing is in severe crisis. Yet, despite the acute need for it, South Africa’s mental healthcare resources are wholly unequipped to handle the burden placed on them.

Published: August 21, 2019 / 37 Comments

An expert advises how women can overcome low self-esteem

Why is low self-esteem prevalent among women, and how can they quiet the negative voices that question every decision they make?

Published: August 14, 2019 / 3 Comments

Grief: Read this if you (or someone you know) lost a loved one

It’s normal to experience a confusing range of emotions when dealing with bereavement. Here are some suggestions for dealing with the grieving process.

Published: July 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

How to study: 10 expert tips on acing your next exam

’Tis the season to start studying and matric students all over the country are going into red-alert panic mode.

Published: July 10, 2019 / 4 Comments

A low-cost counselling service opens in Woodstock

The Counselling Hub delivers affordable counselling services in an effort to address the inextricable link between poverty and mental illness.

Published: June 20, 2019 / 2 Comments

What makes a good relationship last?

Understanding the psychology behind relationships helps us to understand why so many go wrong. Here are five strategies for long-term relationship success.

Published: June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments