Looking after your mental health is important. Modern life is filled with stress and worries and the pressure of assignments and exams just adds to this. Fortunately you are not alone. Your campus likely has support services available. 

If you feel overwhelmed or anxious, check out list of contact numbers below for your university. If you can’t find it, you can also contact The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) on 011 234 4837 or 0800 20 50 26 to speak to a trained counselor. SADAG Suicide Crisis Line 0800 567 567 or SMS 31393. You can also contact a therapist in your area at Therapyroute.com. Links, by province, for various support services including rape and abuse survival, HIV, TB, medical male circumcision and general support groups can be found at Healthsites.org.za.