SYMPTOMS OF SUICIDE AND HOW TO HELP

In South Africa, there is a suicide nearly every hour, and there are 20 attempts for every death. According to the World Health Organisation, we have the eighth highest suicide rate in the world. Suicide is the third-greatest cause of unnatural death in the country....

MYTHS ABOUT SUICIDE

1. People who talk about suicide don’t really do it. This is false as most people give some clue or warning. 2.  Anyone who tries to kill themselves must be crazy. This is not true.  They may be upset, grief-stricken or depressed but extreme distress...

STRESS MANAGEMENT TIPS

Stress management is all about taking charge: of your lifestyle, thoughts, emotions, and the way you deal with problems. No matter how stressful your life seems, there are steps you can take to relieve the pressure and regain control. We all respond to stress...

SIGNS & SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION

DEPRESSION  – JULY 2018 MENTAL ILLNESS AWARENESS https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/depression/signs-and-symptoms Signs and symptoms “You may be depressed if, for more than two weeks, you’ve felt sad, down or miserable most of the time, or have lost...