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Mental health in SA

Lentegeur: a new take on mental health care

A psychiatrist is on a mission to transform the Lentegeur Psychiatric Hospital on the Cape Flats into a more welcoming space for mentally ill people. Dane McDonald spoke to Dr John Parker about the Lentegeur Spring Project.

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Mental illness common

Between 1% and 3% of the South African population are likely to suffer from a mental health problem severe enough to require hospitalisation.

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