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SA psychologists need to get involved at grassroot level

South African psychologists need to become more engaged in advocating for social justice to respond to the challenges faced by the majority of people living in South Africa, according to a community service clinical psychologist.

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.

Who will look after my disabled child while I work?

This is the question one mother asked the SA Federation for Mental Health. With the Department of Health promising more money for the special school sector, there may be light at the end of the tunnel for many desperate parents.

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