Home > Mental health Mental health All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News Happiness among teens can be infectious Teenagers can feed off peers' happiness, allowing them to forget about depression, a study suggests. Mental health News 3 treatments seem to help combat binge-eating disorder These are methods that were identified by US researchers to combat this eating disorder. More in Mental health News How to deal with the crippling effects of low self-esteem Does drinking really make you happy? China, India face huge mental health burden How your brain reads other people's faces Mental health Know the facts about depression this Mental Health Awareness Month July is Mental Health Awareness Month, when people with mental problems are encouraged to find the help and treatment they need. See all Mental health » News Mentally ill, tied to a tree and starved... In some corners of South Africa, those living with mental disorders are still tied to trees and denied food by the very people meant to protect them – their families. See all News » Treatment FDA approves new drug for mental illness The FDA has approved a new drug, Vraylar, to treat two mental illnesses: schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. See all Treatment » Disorders When somebody’s watching you . . . For a period of 18 months CyberShrink suffered the unwelcome attentions of a stalker. Here's his story. See all Disorders » Take action Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke Mental health in SA Why are people in SA trying to kill themselves? There are 230 serious attempts at suicide in South Africa daily, while 23 people kill themselves. An expert explains why mental health issues need to be addressed especially in males. See all Mental health in SA » News 'Rose Parents' take care of mental health patients The 'Rose Parent Project' involves people and families from the surrounding communities in fostering mental patients from the Lentegeur hospital in Mitchells Plain. See all News » Treatment This brain training app could help people with schizophrenia A "brain training" iPad game developed in Britain may improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, helping them in their daily lives at home and at work, researchers said on Monday. See all Treatment » Disorders Taking a look at stalking CyberShrink analyses the phenomenon of stalking and explains why people may feel the need to stalk others. See all Disorders » advertisement From our sponsors Update on Equazen acquisition by Flordis South Africa 2016 When lice just keep coming back! Cipla Community Hero: Ana Rocha Innovation in Diabetes Care Live healthier Did you know? » Allergies less common in kids who suck their thumbs Two-dose chickenpox shot gets the job done What nits and lice look like in your hair 5 diseases your child can pick up at school School is a place for learning, but it also creates the perfect environment for an infectious disease to spread like wildfire. Healthy legs » The results you should know from the Healthy Legs Survey Could your job be causing varicose veins? Varicose veins? Don't do these exercises 5 stages of vein disease Weak or damaged valves in the veins can cause varicose veins.