Suicide

How one project is finally helping reduce the risk of suicide among teens

When kids at risk of suicide can talk to trained friends & family, they're seven times less likely to die, says one of the world's largest studies.

Wits students jump on exam stress

In a bid to ease the stress of student life, the SRC is investing in bouncing castles and candy floss

Germany reopens painful debate on assisted suicide

Contradictory signals have fuelled debate on an issue that has huge resonance in a fast-ageing country where the Church still exerts strong influence

Men keep taking their lives

They don’t seek help for medical problems in general and when they suffer from depression, it can be fatal

Bibo: I thought of killing myself; I’d lost everything

But the midfield has turned his life around with help from family and friends like the Wits coach

Could you WhatsApp your way to better mental health?

A dearth of mental health professionals is leading some people to get creative about counselling.

Rhodes rages after suicide

Has the university, rocked by protests in 2016, done enough to address gender violence?

Rhodes SRC calls for academic shutdown in honour of student’s death

Khensani Maseko is alleged to have taken her own life as a result of a rape

The art of darkness

The trope of the anguished artist romanticises the acute mental suffering that afflicts some of those who find an escape in creativity

We cannot continue to suffer in silence

"Who knew that I might share a similar condition with the person I was taught to shame?"

By the grace of you

Two friends talk about depression — a subject often brushed off until things fall apart

Five reasons Linkin Park’s music matters

What’s pretty profound about Linkin Park is that it’s men singing about feelings.

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Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs