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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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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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Coping with depression, anxiety and addictions during COVID-19

If you are a mother who is already living with depression, anxiety or an addiction, then the COVID-19 situation could make you feel worse. You may have a lot more body pains, sleeping problems, get angry very easily and have upsetting thoughts. This is understandable. It’s important for you to take extra care of yourself […]