Making it Easy to Find Therapists and Nearby Mental Health Services

Making it Easy to Find Therapists and Nearby Mental Health Services: TherapyRoute.com improves access to mental health services and invites providers to list their services. Photo: Shutterstcock Cape Town, March, 14, 2019: There are many barriers to mental health services throughout the world. Stigma (awkwardness at approaching doctors), limited public awareness, lack of resources, prohibitive costs, and challenges around finding the right service, and even phone number, are real. The internet has helped many by offering a private way to reach … [Read more...]

Mental Health First: Preparing for the Holidays

Mental Health First: Preparing for the Holidays: While many experiences the year ending as a time filled with exciting thoughts of the upcoming holidays’ others have an entirely different experience. For some, it’s filled with the dread of being exposed to the hole left by the absence of work while others are confronted with memories of lost loved one and better years. There are many things which can taint our experience of the holidays. Fortunately, all of them can be worked through or managed, and therapy helps. If you have the sense … [Read more...]

Court to rule on whether Kessie Nair must be sent for mental observation

Durban in the News: Court to rule on whether Kessie Nair must be sent for mental observation: The Verulam Family Court is expected to make a ruling on whether Kessie Nair - the former Durban councillor and convicted fraudster who called President Cyril Ramaphosa the k-word in a widely circulated Facebook video - has to be sent for mental observation before applying for bail. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]