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English Mental Health

How should I deal with suicidal thoughts during COVID-19?

The COVID-19 crisis and lockdown in South Africa is causing a lot of stress for many people. We are living in very unusual times. Mothers may be struggling because They or their partners or family members cannot work and they may be scared that there is no money coming in. There may be a shortage […]

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English Mental Health

How do I deal with changes in how services work?

The situation with COVID-19 is very difficult and has led to many changes in how services work. You might face difficulties at a clinic, police station or when you use health or social services. Service providers are also trying to manage with new ways of doing things and they may not always knowwhat the newest […]

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English Mental Health

How do you know if you’re depressed?

It is normal to be worried during this difficult time of COVID-19. Sometimes the worry or stress, or just not being able to see other people, can lead to depression. How will you know if you are depressed? Here are some things to look out for: You feel down, depressed or hopeless. You are ‘thinking […]

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English Mental Health

How do you know if you’re worrying too much?

Everyone is worried during this difficult time of COVID-19. This is a normal way of reacting to a very abnormal situation. But, for some people, the worry, stress and fear can become too much. How can you tell if you are worrying too much? You are extremely worried about getting COVID-19 (even though you are […]

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isiXhosa Mental Health

Coping with depression: Ukujongana noxhwaleka umphemfumlo, ixhala noxhomekeka ngelixesha leCOVID-19

Inqaku elincinci Ukuba ungumama ohleli ephilisana noxinzeleka komphefumlo, ixhala, ukuxhomekeka kwiziyobisi, iCOVID-19 isenokwenzeka ikwenza uzive kakubi ngakumbi kunakuqala. Isenokwenzeka uziva unentlungu zomzimba ezongezekileyo, iingxaki nokulala, umsindo okhawulezileyo neengcinga ezikucapukisayo. Konke oku kuyavakala. Kubalulekile ukuba uzijonge ngakumbi kwelixesha. Nanga amanqaku alungiselwe oomama abajijisana noxinzeleka komphefumlo, ixhala nokuxhomekeka kwiziyobisi. Ziphe ububele Ukuba ufumana ukuba ucinga kakhulu okanye […]

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isiXhosa Mental Health

Coping with family violence: Ukujongana nobudlobongela bosapho ngelixesha le COVID-19

Iintsapho kunokwenzeka ziineenxinezelo ezininzi kwelixesha leCOVID-19. Iintsapho kusenokuba zivaleleke zonke emakhaya, abakwazi ukuphangela okanye banexhala lokuba bazo kusinda njani ngokwezemali. Amanye amalungu ekhaya basenoku ba basela utywal okanye basebenzisa iziyobisi ngokwe dlela abajongana noxinzelelo lwabo. Zonke ezizinto zingongeza kubudlobongela ngokwasemzimbeni, emoyeni okanye ngokwesondo ekhayeni ngakumbi ubudlobongela obujongiswe kuwe nabantwana. Ukutshixakala nomntu onobudlobongela ngexesha lokuba wedwa […]

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isiXhosa Mental Health

Dealing with Stress: Ukujongana noxinzelelo nje ngomana kwelixesha le COVID-19

Inqaku elifuthsane Xa ungu mama awukhathaleli wena kuphela, ukhathalela abantwana bakho, kunye nabanye abantu abase khayeni. Lonto ithi, isenokwenzeka ukuba ujongene noxinezelo namaxhala kwelixesha le COVID-19. Use nokuba neengcinga ezikoyikisayo ngofumana intsholongwane ucinge “Kungathini na ukuba kungenzeka into ebantwaneni bam?” okanye “Ukuba ndingagula, ngubani ozogcina abantwana bam?”. Xa kuvalwa ii-creche nezikolo, ungabanoxinzelelo olongezekileyo olusukela ekubeni […]

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isiZulu Mental Health

Coping with family violence: Ukumelana nodlame emndeni ngesikhathi seCOVID-19

Kulesi sikhathi seCornovirus imindeni ingazizwa ingaphansi kwengcindezi enkulu. Imindeni ingazithola ivalelekile ekhaya ndawonye, abanye bengakwazi ukusebenza bagcine sebekhathazekile ngokuthi bazoziphilisa ngani uma imali ingasekho. Amanye amalunga omndeni kungenzeka aqale ukuphuza utshwala noma athathe izidakamizwa njengendlela yokubhekana nengcindezi. Konke lokhu kungaholela ekwenyukeni kwezinga lokuhlukunyezwa ngokwamandla, okomoya noma ngokobulili kakhulukazi ezinganeni nabantu besifazane. Ukuzithola uvaleleke ekhaya nomuntu […]

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isiZulu Mental Health

Dealing with stress: Ukuba umama ophetwe yindcindezi ngesikhathi se-COVID-19

Ngaphezu kokuzinakekela wena wedwa, kumele uphinde unakekele izingane kanye nomndeni wakho. Ngakho ke, ngalesi sikhathi se-CORONAVIRUS. Kujwayelekile ukuba nengcindezi nokukhathazeka ngokweqile. Kungaba ukuthi unemicabango ethusayo ngenxa yokuthola nokuthwala igciwane yiCORONAVIRUS. Ucabanga ukuthi: “kungenzakalani okubi kuzingane zam’?” “Uma ngigula zizonakekelwa ngubani ngubani izingane zam’?” Ukuvalwa kwezikole kungenza ukhathazeke ngokweqile ngezingane ngoba zihlezi ekhaya nsukuzonke Abanye omama […]

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Afrikaans Mental Health

Dealing with stress: Die hantering van stres as moeder tydens COVID-19

As ‘n moeder sorg jy nie net vir jouself nie; jy sorg ook vir jou kinders en ook ander mense in die huis. Jy kan dus baie spanning en bekommernisse ervaar tydens COVID-19. Miskien is jy angstig oor die aansteek van die virus. “Wat as iets met my kinders gebeur? Of “as ek siek word, […]