Alcohol and Drug Addiction
The South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (SANCA) is a non-governmental organisation whose major objectives are the prevention and treatment of Alcohol and Drug Dependence. The first of these objectives is mainly achieved through the provision of treatment services for chemically dependant (alcoholism and drug dependence) people and their families.
The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) campaigns to eliminate discrimination and stigma in the field of mental health and to support, educate and assist the public, patients and their families with mental health problems and issues. SADAG can help you find a psychiatrist, psychologist, or GP with special interest in mental health in your area. Helpline staffed by trained and counsellors. SMS's can be sent to 32312.
LifeLine is a non-profit organisation operating with trained counsellors on a 24-hour crisis intervention service. Free, confidential telephone counselling, rape counselling, trauma counselling, Aids counselling, and a range of other services. .
Talk to LifeLine in confidence … we listen”
“If it’s important to you, it’s important to us”