Suicide & Depression – What Can You Do?

Depression related suicide is a growing problem, particularly amongst younger people and men. How can you recognise the warning signs in yourself or in others that may need help? What can you do to prevent it or help? Find out more about this little-talked about subject in this interview with Walk With Me Foundation founder and mental health advocate Ms Pearl Phelendaba Chunga. By…

Practicing Mindfulness as a Lifestyle & to Overcome Depression

Practicing mindfulness in this modern day fast-paced world has been shown to be immensely beneficial in reducing anxiety and depression and can also help you to be happier, more fulfilled and at peace. This is my personal philosophy about mindfulness and how you can live it every day. #LetsTalkAboutDepresssion Want more? If you really want to be depression-free, this Free Video “The Three Depression-Busting…

Stigma & Depression – How To Overcome It

Dr Moses Simuyemba talks to Dr Maria Akani about stigma around depression and how it affects those suffering from depression and those who are close to them. How can we avoid stigmatising depression and talk about it more so that those affected can get the help they need? Find out in this eye-opening interview. Want more? Truth is, a lot of depressed people have…

My Depression Experience & How I Overcame It

I share my experience of that time and what has happened since and why I am so passionate about helping other people who are going through depression.

Depression and Mental Health – A Personal Reflection On The Death of Prof Bongani Mayosi

A sad day in the medical world in Africa As we reflect on the suicide death of one of South Africa’s most prominent cardiologists, Prof Bongani Mayosi, due to a prolonged struggle with depression, I am compelled to add my voice to the growing concern over the medical profession and the stress that doctors and other health workers go through. But I am forced…