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World Mental Health Day


Caring for our Carers – Join the CS4D initiative

It’s almost time! Start the conversation about the mental health of the medical profession and medical students by wearing your […]

World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2018

YOUNG PEOPLE AND MENTAL HEALTH IN A CHANGING WORLD Adolescence and the early years of adulthood are a time of […]

Prof Mayosi

As students, and especially as medical students, you will know that depression is a clinical, biological disease, and that as […]

Varsity Sports – SpeakUP 2018 Messaging

At Varsity Sports we take mental health seriously. Athletes need to be in the ‘right’ headspace on and off the […]

Join our research on hair-pulling disorder (TTM)

Trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder, or TTM) is a psychiatric disorder characterized by pulling hair from one or more body areas, resulting […]

Cortical abnormalities associated with pediatric and adult obsessive-compulsive disorder: findings from the ENIGMA Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder working group

Read article Boedhoe et al_Dec 2017_ENIGMA_OCD_cortical_press release

October is Mental Health Awareness Month
– Mental Health In The Workplace

October is Mental Health Awareness month. The World Federation for Mental Health’s theme for 2017 is Mental Health in the […]

For all social media users

You are invited to offer your insights and opinions about how OCD is portrayed on social media!

Get into shape for the Hope Hike!

October, as Mental Health Awareness Month is around the corner. Read more about the Hope Hike and the Hope Bike […]

Mental Health Topics

In partnership with:

University of Stellenbosch
South African Medical Research Council
University of Cape Town