A 21-year-old woman earns over R1 million a year by whispering

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Sophie Michelle, is causing a sensation on YouTube, where one of her videos, designed to induce feelings of ASMR - relaxing and sometimes sleep-inducing tingles running down the back of the neck and spine experienced when watching stimulating broadcasts - attracted 2.5 million views.

Men: mental health issues are not a sign of weakness

2018-11-16 12:19

Men, take note: Mental problems neither discriminate, nor are they a sign of weakness.

Michelle Williams' fiancé sparks discussion on how not to treat your partner suffering with mental health issues

2018-11-13 13:23

Five ways you can avoid being a Chad Johnson to your Michelle Wiliams.

WATCH: How gogos in Zimbabwe are tackling depression with the Friendship Bench

2018-11-06 09:38

There's still a stigma around mental health disorders in many communities, which prevents people from getting the intervention and treatment they need. In Zimbabwe, psychiatrist Dixon Chibanda is doing his best to change this and help his community. How? By training local gogos in evidence-based talk therapy, of course.


2018-11-05 10:00

Rapper Gigi Lamayne has spoken out for the first time after allegedly attempting to take her own life on Saturday.

WATCH: Black moms "don't like to speak about depression"

2018-10-29 11:58

Mums Jen and Sandra struggle talking about mental health in the black community.

Do therapists need therapy?

2018-10-18 16:23

Therapy offers a safe space where you can discuss many personal issues around your life and mental health with a therapist. But do therapists ever need their own therapy?

"Help, I don't know how to unfriend the person who keeps trying to oneup me"

2018-10-11 14:30

Why do I need to be in a competition with someone who should be my cheerleader and support system?

Suicide in university students likely tied to undiagnosed mental conditions

2018-10-10 15:42

This World Mental Health Day places focus on the mental health of young people in an ever-changing environment.

"My hope is to start a conversation about depression that’ll be reflective of exactly what’s happening" – Bonnie Mbuli

2018-10-10 13:53

In light of World Mental Health Day, we share our October cover star’s self-care tips and what she wishes to achieve through her Instagram series, Let’s Talk About It.


Do life insurance policies cover suicide as a result of depression?

2018-11-16 16:36

According to a recent study by The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) depression affects one in four South African employees.

There's even more evidence that social media increases depression and loneliness

2018-11-13 14:02

People tend to show a more glamorous, positive, and envious lifestyle on their social media. But it isn't all bad.

Michael Phelps champions the fight against depression

2018-11-07 13:34

Although Michael Phelps has won 28 Olympic medals, he has struggled with depression and anxiety.

What HHP has taught us about mental health in the black community

2018-11-05 17:50

Depression has for a long time been referred to as a 'white disease', even though close to one in six South Africans suffers from depression or anxiety.

Understanding depression and related symptoms key to suicide prevention in SA

2018-10-30 11:59

SPONSORED: Wouter Lombard, Cipla’s Associate Director – Marketing in the portfolio, Central Nervous System, explains that we need to understand depression to help prevent suicide.

Celeb or not, not everyone who fights depression wins the battle

2018-10-25 14:03

HHP was honest about his personal struggles with depression. Here’s why it’s important to acknowledge and help those who do live with it.

Social media posts may hint at depression long before clinical diagnosis

2018-10-17 09:24

Using sophisticated software, researchers have been able to scan social media posts and detect depression months before it was apparent on clinical screening tests.

Global mental health report blasts South Africa for Esidimeni

2018-10-10 19:45

Exactly a year after the start of the arbitration hearings that sought justice for the families of the dead Life Esidimeni patients, the esteemed The Lancet medical journal has released a global mental health report condemning the local disaster as “tragic”.

Where your real friends at? 16- to 24-year-olds are the loneliest, study reveals

2018-10-10 15:03

This World Mental Health Day we need to talk about our youth, particularly in light of a recent survey on loneliness revealing that 16- to 24-year-olds are the loneliest age group.

1 in 4 SA varsity students have been diagnosed with depression

2018-10-10 12:28

"Depression does not discriminate – and can affect any race, age, gender or religion." Every day should be Mental Health Day.

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