How to spot the signs and help a friend who's battling with mental health issues

2018-09-18 09:59

If you know of someone who's battling with depression, self harm or anxiety, this is how you can support them.

Here's what 7 women did to get them through their suicidal thoughts

2018-09-13 17:30

"When considering suicide, it's hard to think of life ever being enjoyable again, but I promise it gets better."


2018-08-30 15:13

ONE in four employees in Mzansi suffers from depression.

A UCT lecturer blames depression for disturbing rant about rape and murder – can mental health issues ever excuse violence?

2018-08-27 16:22

Was this a call for help or a way to excuse gender-based violence?

Why being called a coconut is so damaging

2018-08-20 17:28

UCT professor Bongani Mayosi’s death reminded us just why words are harmful – particularly when someone is already struggling with depression. And how we need to take the conversation even further.

“I ran 18 races in just 6 months to beat depression”

2018-08-15 11:58

"I think that this is the beginning of my forever."

Khensani Maseko: Family and friends bid farewell to a 'shining star'

2018-08-09 14:15

While the country was celebrating Women's Day, a grieving mother described her pain after losing her 23-year-old daughter, Rhodes student Khensani Maseko.

SA managers among most supportive toward depressed workers

2018-08-07 13:07

A new study finds that South African managers are more likely to offer help and support to employees with depression than managers in Asian countries.

Suicide is not a cowardly act – here’s what you should know

2018-08-06 09:36

Health24 writer Mandy Freeman requests that you stop regarding suicide as a cowardly act.

Open letter to UCT students on the death of Prof Mayosi

2018-07-30 12:14

As students, and especially as medical students, you will know that depression is a clinical, biological disease, and that as with other illnesses, it can develop into a fatal, final stage, writes Lizette Rabe.


Depressed woman kills herself after losing weight

2018-09-14 15:57

A devastated widower has spoken out about his wife’s depression and weight-loss journey – and how it was never enough to make her happy.

Why exercise hasn’t cured my depression

2018-09-05 06:49

Like those who tell her to 'snap out of it', people who claim that exercise magically cured their depression really annoy Health24 writer Mandy Freeman.

Could a blood test help spot severe depression?

2018-08-30 14:00

Researchers found that people with depression have lower acetyl-L-carnitine (LAC) levels, but this may not be the actual cause of their depression.


2018-08-26 10:30

CAN WE avoid depression?

MTV VJ Tshego Koke's reign and what the future holds

2018-08-20 15:26

All my experiences at MTV grew me as a person - Tshego

Is depression during pregnancy on the rise?

2018-08-13 10:57

Factors like work pressure, or the strain of balancing work and home life may be causing a rise in depression among today's young women.

Depression – why am I always tired?

2018-08-08 15:27

One of the constant complaints of someone who suffers from depression is feeling tired all the time. Here's why it happens.

Shock, anger and condolences in wake of Rhodes student Khensani Maseko's death

2018-08-06 11:49

Shock, sorrow, anger and outrage have emerged as the circumstances surrounding the death of Rhodes University student Khensani Maseko comes to light and her story is pieced together.

This natural antidepressant could make you feel way less anxious

2018-08-05 08:17

You'll find it in your spice rack...

WATCH: Black Panther star says that she battled with anxiety and depression before she made it big

2018-07-24 14:15

Letitia Wright has spoken out about her struggles with anxiety and depression before she had her big break in Hollywood.

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