PRESS RELEASE: MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH – FOCUSING ON MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE

Press release: Mental Health Awareness Month – Focusing on Mental Health in the Workplace Every year October is commemorated as Mental Health Awareness month, and this year the theme chosen by the World Federation for Mental Health is Mental Health in the Workplace. At a global level, one-in-four people will likely experience a mental health … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH – FOCUSING ON MENTAL HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE

PRESS RELEASE: SAFMH CONDEMNS ABUSE OF LEARNER WITH DISABILITY

PRESS RELEASE: SAFMH CONDEMNS ABUSE OF LEARNER WITH DISABILITY 18 September 2017 The SA Federation for Mental Health is very concerned by the video footage that emerged this morning, showing a learner with a mental disability being beaten and forced off a school bus by staff of the Adelaide Tambo School. Although we welcome the … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: SAFMH CONDEMNS ABUSE OF LEARNER WITH DISABILITY

Press release: SAFMH launches MY MENTAL HEALTH.ORG youth website

PRESS RELEASE: SAFMH LAUNCHES MY MENTAL HEALTH.ORG YOUTH WEBSITE Every year, the 10th of September is dedicated to World Suicide Prevention Day. This year, the SA Federation for Mental Health is commemorating the day by announcing the launch of My Mental Health.org, a new youth focused website aimed at supporting the mental health of South … Continue reading Press release: SAFMH launches MY MENTAL HEALTH.ORG youth website

WHO: Preventing adolescent suicide – a personal testimony

10 September is World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-19 year-old girls. It is the third leading cause of death among 15-19 year-old boys. However, suicides are preventable. A teenager from Switzerland who went through a very difficult period during her early teens describes here not only how … Continue reading WHO: Preventing adolescent suicide – a personal testimony