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To view the short clip on eNCA with Dr Nelia Drenth, see below:
For the full interview with Suga of HeartFM and Sally Baker - listen to the clip below.
Published in Your Wellness Matters, this article goes into detail about Alzheimers.
Written by John Clarke, this M&G piece is a salute to the courage of whistleblowers and a call to action
Published in M&G on 18 September 2021 Iam a social worker in private practice who has found myself providing psychosocial counselling and support to whistleblowers. Together with other members of the South African Association for Social Workers in Private...
The 21st September is World Alzheimer’s Day. Alzheimers is a very common condition and a “family disease”. For an in-depth article by Dr Heather Rauch (with tips), read here.
As published in Longevity Tuesday, 21 September, is World Alzheimer’s Day – a day in which organisations around the world focus their efforts on raising awareness for Alzheimer’s and dementia. Every three seconds, someone in the world develops dementia. The WHO Global...
Longevity Live asked Sheila Selfe about Suicide Awareness and Prevention. Their great article is here.
Suicide Prevention Day is observed annually on 10 September. The day calls on global commitment and action in the quest to try and help prevent suicide. Whilst historically taboo, discussions about suicide and suicide itself have become increasingly less so in recent...
An in-depth talk between Good Hope FM and SAASWIPP member, Luce Kleynhans about international support group This Lady Can-a group for women who have suffered trauma and sexual abuse
Good Hope FM spoke to Luce on Wednesday, 25th August about the work that she does with This Lady Can - a private support group for women who have suffered trauma.
Dr Memory Munodawafa unpacks the subject of depression and adolescents with Pippa Hudson on Cape Talk
This very important discussion took place on the 13th August. Particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic, adolescents have been feeling the challenges of isolation and inactivity. For the full interview, listen to below:
Sarah Garland is “on the couch” with Pippa Hudson of Cape Talk, talking about equestrian therapy and GBV
The full interview with Sarah Garland (by Pippa Hudson) is available below. In the "on the couch" segment on Cape Talk, this interview unpacks what equestrian therapy is, how Sarah became involved, and how it all works.
Whistleblowing counter the corrupting tendency of power, but whistleblowers are left vulnerable and at risk – by John Clarke in the M&G Thought Leader section
SAASWIPP member and previously on the Gauteng Committee, John Clarke is deeply involved in working with whistleblowers in South Africa. The piece below was published on the M&G Thought Leader platform in July 2021. It is a powerful and insightful read....