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Europe and the USA are normally the fore runners with the goodies and also the problems, before it hits South African shores. Now what about THIS?
More than a third of EU population suffer mental health problems
- Is South Africa ready for something like this ???


Combat stress: 44 calls every week to Government helpline to discuss mental health problems
A helpline set up to help veterans deal with mental health issues caused by fighting on the front-line is receiving 44 inquiries from veterans and servicemen every week.

More things to look at:

  1. Stress becomes biggest cause of long-term sickness
  2. NHS patients offered private treatment by GPs
  3. Fair skinned people 'need vitamin D supplements'

UCT professor says anxiety and depression is the most common mental health disorders experienced by South Africans. Prof. Brian Robertson says 1on 10 women and 1 in 20 men will have such episode in their life.

South Africa: