Hitting rock bottom and finding hope

2014-12-03 16:12

2014 feels like a year where we’ve been battered around, pushed up against the rocks and kicked repeatedly while we’re down, says Chemory Gunko.

Economic woes depress most in SA - study

2011-10-25 12:30

Economic instability is the main cause of a rise in anxiety and depression, a study has found.

Teen secrets, confessed

2015-04-30 13:55

Teens are confessing their deepest thoughts on ‘secret’ websites.

Praise can ‘turn kids into narcissists’- study

2015-03-11 11:44

Undue praise for kids can lead to over-inflated egos rather than self-esteem, study suggests.

Antidepressants saved my life

2015-01-08 00:00

This reader shares with us what she thinks about medical treatment for mental illness.

Mom throws son off bridge

2014-11-06 11:27

US Woman arrested after throwing son off a bridge and calling 911. [WITH VIDEO]

Antidepressants in pregnancy 'linked to autism'

2014-09-11 10:17

Autism-antidepressant link found in study makes Janine Dunlop extremely uneasy.

Hurting myself makes me feel better

2014-08-13 13:53

Self harm amongst teens is common and dealing with it as a parent can be very hard, but there is help.

Is it really an allergy?

2014-06-06 10:54

Food intolerance can easily be mistaken for a true allergy. Spot the difference.


Sharon Osbourne reveals her 16 year battle with depression

2014-11-04 16:05

Sharon Osbourne has revealed she has been struggling with depression and taking medication for over 15 years.

My best friend's suicide

2015-05-19 10:24

It is not easy dealing with loss through death, especially suicide. Hanli Booysen celebrates her best friend's life while coping with his death.

I was wrong about depression

2015-04-29 15:55

Laura Shortridge sets the record straight on what depression is and tells us how it affected her.

9 tips for aiding a depressed teen

2015-03-05 12:03

Has your teen been diagnosed with depression? Here's what you can do to help.

What seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is and is not

2014-12-10 12:25

Founder of Yellowbrick Treatment Center shares a detailed infographic of what the late autumn and winter depression entails.

Depression and breast cancer

2014-10-13 11:20

Emotional well-being is very much linked to health. So, can depression also be linked to breast cancer?

Depression and sick leave

2014-09-08 00:00

A reader wonders if people will ever stop stigmatising depression.

You’re not alone

2014-06-23 09:56

5 helpful tips for parents who are struggling.

Are you a 'YES' girl?

2014-06-02 11:30

Women who have a hard time saying no are more likely to suffer from stress, says Lisa Lee.

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