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(Video) How do you know when you have a mental health condition?

by: Sheilan Clarke - 10 October 2017

(Video) How do you know when you have a mental health condition?

Would you know if you were suffering from a mental illness and where you could access mental health care? Many of us are or have been affected by mental health in one way or another. We spoke to Thabiso Mailula, a Senior Psychological Facilitator at a psycho-social rehabilitation centre called Talisman Foundation. He works with...

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(Video) “Mental illness doesn’t have a colour, it doesn’t have a face.”

by: Sheilan Clarke - 14 June 2017

(Video) “Mental illness doesn’t have a colour, it doesn’t have a face.”

Mental health needs to be de-stigmatised. Last week we introduced you to Thabiso Mailula who spoke about his work as Senior Psychological Facilitator at the Talisman Foundation. (You can watch the video here.) As part of us exploring this often taboo subject, we spoke to Tasneem Motara. She’s an up-and-coming young politician and Member of the National Council...

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The stigma around HIV/AIDS

by: Rafieka Williams - 17 December 2014

The stigma around HIV/AIDS

How many times have you jokingly told your friends that if they were diagnosed with HIV/Aids, you wouldn’t be able to continue your friendship with them? Do you have a family member living with the disease and feel like talking to someone about it but you can’t because of what they might think? Have you...

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