'I too was the angry youth' - Wellness professional explains why South Africa's youth needs coaching

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"I too was the angry youth," says Mazamisa. "Coaching gave me vocabulary and compassion..."
"I too was the angry youth," says Mazamisa. "Coaching gave me vocabulary and compassion..."

According to Unicef, a lack of hope for the future is one of the top reasons that the youth provide for their growing anxiety, while 65% of youth admit to suffering some form of mental health issue. But they do not seek help, some for fear of being stigmatised.

Meanwhile, South African parents face many additional challenges, such as poverty, that prevent them from having the financial resources to provide nutrition, healthcare and education – let alone access to resources that might build awareness about mental wellness.

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