WORLD AIDS DAY

World AIDS Day is observed annually on December 1. This is a chance for people all over the world to come together in the battle against HIV, to support those who are living with HIV, and to remember those who have passed away from an AIDS-related illness. Even while HIV continues to be a serious […]

ADHD Highlighted – October is Mental Health Awareness Month

CATHCA’s Parish Mental Health Ministry team at Our Lady of Mercy Parish and Lindani Sizwe HBC joined hands with Tumisho-Pele organization on 8 October to raising awareness about ADHD: Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children. Representatives from different stakeholders addressed the importance of Children’s rights and understanding their mental health conditions.

WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH DAY: 26 September 2022

Together, we can teach children that a clean environment is really essential for a healthy life.  Our actions today affect future generations, and that everyone’s contribution is equally important. If we all commit to doing our share, the globe will be a far better home for all of us, a safer and healthier place to […]

Social Media a Factor in “mental health issues” Among SA’s Youth

Regular access to social media forums is a factor in mental health challenges among the youth in South Africa’s Ennerdale Parish of the Catholic Archdiocese of Johannesburg, the pastoral agent for the Mental Health Ministry (MHM) has said. In an interview with ACI Africa, Chester Brown who is the MHM agent at All Saints Ennerdale […]

INKANYEZI MAKING A PROFOUND CHANGE IN THE LIVES OF #GBV SURVIVORS

“Violence has always been in the community, but now we want to help find the solution.”     CATHCA/Inkanyezi Community Advocate, South Africa The dedication and resourcefulness of the Inkanyezi Community Advocates make a profound difference in the lives of #GBV survivors in the township outside Johannesburg where they work. Misean Cara provides funding to Inkanyezi’s anti-GBV community work, through […]