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Living with mental illness

The stigma of mental illness

When you think of mental illness, do the words "whacko", "crazy" or "van lotjie getik" come to mind? We look at the greatest stigma of all.

To tell or not

Many people who have or have had a mental illness, feel they do not want to disclose their status. People fear that they may not be regarded as “normal”, and will be rejected.

1 house, 125 cats

An Underberg woman is to be charged under the Animal Protection Act after 125 cats were found in her home.

'I gave up drugging at 16'

Drug abuse can be as much a social addiction as anything else. A young woman delves into the social undercurrents that drove her to this, and gives some valuable advice to parents.

Healthy habits

Making proclamations about the new you on New Year’s Eve is one thing; sticking to a health commitment for the next 12 months takes a little more effort.

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Molebogeng Nganzi says...

I thnk they sud get on with the program, so that we can move on its long over due..Oscar killed RS.. Did Reeva look like Oscar's mother?
Extreme hoarding

Some people have so much stuff in their homes they can hardly move around. And they keep on bringing in more and more junk. Why do people do this?

Tips for Facebook safety

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