mental health

 
Mental shift: Yoga makes its way behind the walls of South African prisons
Mental shift: Yoga makes its way behind the walls of South African prisons
Raeez Safar sits in a grassy courtyard, his eyes closed as he lifts his hands to his face. As the sleeves of his white top fall past his wrists,...
On our ill-conceived normality: An ode to 'the mad ones'​
On our ill-conceived normality: An ode to 'the mad ones'​
We have an uncle who has been declared by society and the state to be mad. Uncle Philip. He heard many voices in his head.
Growing up with a mother who has schizophrenia is tough on a child
Growing up with a mother who has schizophrenia is tough on a child
In the summer of 1995, Ayanda Mokoena* and her mother got into a heated argument....
​Psychologists can’t practice in a vacuum, ignoring SA’s social conditions and rights
​Psychologists can’t practice in a vacuum, ignoring SA’s social conditions and rights
Psychology in South Africa is at a crossroads in terms of its identity – as are individuals, communities and society at large.
​The mentally ill are not alone in Kenya
​The mentally ill are not alone in Kenya
Kiima Kimwe* (37) whistles cheerfully as he unlocks the shop and sets about his morning routine. He switches on equipment, straightens stacks of...
8 things you should never say to a depressed person
8 things you should never say to a depressed person
Experiencing the peaks and plunges of feeling down or having a bad day is universal - clinical depression is an enduring and debilitating...
'Difficult Night'  is a compassionate take on mental illness
'Difficult Night' is a compassionate take on mental illness
Mishka Hoosen’s Call It A Difficult Night is a thought-provoking title for a book dealing with institutionalisation and mental illnesses. ...
'The baby fell, but I just kept running'
'The baby fell, but I just kept running'
Emmanuel Muamba* is a softly spoken man and the corners of his eyes wrinkle every time he smiles. The autumn sun flows in through a large window at...
African rhythms heal around the globe
African rhythms heal around the globe
For many Africans, drumming is a deeply symbolic activity associated with culture and gender, religious and traditional practices, building...
Gogos step up for peace of mind
Gogos step up for peace of mind
'Left! Clap! Right! Clap!" shouts a young woman dressed in an orange tracksuit. She stands in front of about 30 women, who follow her movements...

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