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Men & Depression!

#FacebookFriday LIVE chat this Friday, 3 June, from 1pm

Are you a man struggling to cope? Feeling sad, or hopeless? Unable to meet the responsibilities of work, caring for family, or other important activities? Withdrawing from family and friends or becoming isolated? Are you worried about your husband, son, brother or colleague?

SADAG is hosting a #FacebookFriday Live Video Q&A on Friday 3 June, at 1pm Unpacking Men and Depression. Expert guest, Clinical Psychologist, Sikander Kalla will be sharing the signs and symptoms of Depression and offers FREE advice on how to deal with Depression and how to help a loved one struggling to cope with their mental health. The chat includes guest speaker, Chris Debraine, who will be sharing his lived experience with Depression.

Men play such an important role in society and they are expected to fill many societal responsibilities. Due to the stigmas and myths surrounding Mental Health, especially men’s mental health, and the notion that ”real men don’t cry” some people see Depression as a weakness and as a result, many men suffer in silence. There are so many men who are afraid to disclose their Mental Illness to their friends, family and colleagues in the fear that they would be discriminated against or be treated differently. Join the Online Chat to learn more about practical tips and tools to help yourself or your loved ones struggling to cope.

Join the LIVE Facebook chat Friday, 3 June, at 1pm


Mzukona Mantshontsho is the founder of Nyakaza Media Solutions. Nyakaza Media Solutions is an organisation that was established to help community organisations, business entities, and schools to research, write, document, report, analyse, edit, publish newsletters or bulletins in hard-copy, on-line and maintain websites with the relevant content as per the editorial policy of that organisation, school or entity. Nyakaza Media Solutions has a vision to promote and bring dialogue to communities, businesses and schools about issues that affect them. Nyakaza Media Solutions is on a mission to develop and encourage communities, businesses and learners to celebrate the good, applaud excellence, welcome growth, strive to be better individuals, businesses and communities, want more knowledge, discourage bad and counter-productive behaviour as well as communities, businesses and learners that want to be great SOUTH AFRICANS. Nyakaza Media Solutions is making use of Yo School Magazine as a platform that learners in all schools to make use of to write their stories.

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