Home > Mental health > Mental health in SA Mental health in SA All sections in Mental Health » Alcohol » Brain » Disorders » Drugs » Living with Mental Illness » Mental Health in SA » Stress » Treatment » Mental Health News The children who may never sit for their matric exams... Education remains out of reach for more than half-a-million children living with disabilities who may never get the chance to make it to matric. Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke 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. South Africa struggles to manage mental illness Mental illness is often sidelined in South Africa due to an inadequate workforce – however cost effective interventions and enhanced health systems would enable adequate delivery of mental health services. Abuse of mentally ill patient: SAHRC must act The SA Human Rights Commission has been called on to get involved in the alleged assault of a mentally ill teen by a doctor at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital. Ex-girlfriend slams Oscar as violent maniac Oscar Pistorius's ex-girlfriend has published a damning account of her life with the convicted killer. How do psychopaths get the way they are? Scans of psychopaths’ brains show there's no activity in the fibres that connect the frontal lobe and the limbic system. In addition there's often abnormal activity in the limbic system. Psychopaths: Inside the mind of a monster A psychopath may be your boss, your friend, even your spouse. The question is, would you recognise one if you saw one? Mental Health Watch reporting system is launched in SA To celebrate Human Rights Day on 21 March, the South African Federation for Mental Health has launched the Mental Health Watch project, which has been created to allow easy and accessible reporting of human rights violations. Is Oscar Pistorius really writing a book? Oscar Pistorius is writing a book detailing his side of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. Cybershrink deciphers what it all means. Psychopaths: Who are they? All psychopaths aren't necessarily cold blooded killers. We all know people who don't commit crimes, but make the life of their nearest and dearest a living hell. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Why probiotics are beneficial for IBS Hearing aids on a windy day? No problem! A step-by-step guide on how to do pelvic floor exercises correctly Live healthier Get rid of lice! » Toddler dies after DIY lice treatment Back-to-school head lice Comb out head lice 20 head lice myths debunked Head lice are tiny, wingless insects that live in human hair. They cannot fly, jump or swim and are spread by head-to-head contact. Check out this infographic to learn more. About gout » Treatment of Gout Signs and symptoms of gout What is Gout? Is your diet causing gout? Suffering from gout? There's a lot you can do to prevent this horribly painful condition. Start by cutting out these 14 foods.