Help for matrics

2017-10-26 06:01

If you have a child writing matric exams during this period, it is important that you take note of any changes in your child’s behaviour. Stress, anxiety and mental illness may become pronounced during this time. Common symptoms include:

• Problems sleeping at night.

• Feeling as if you have lost interest in your usual activities.

• Feeling sad or unhappy for extended periods and being unable to recover on your own.

Numbers to call when you need help:

New Beginnings Tel: 021 940 4400/ 4403

Cape Mental Health Tel: 021 447 9040

Alexandra Hospital Tel: 021 503 5000/5009

Stikland Hospital Tel: 021 940 4400/ 4403

Lentegeur Hospital Tel: 021 370 1111/1408

Valkenberg Hospital Tel: 021 826 5788

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