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 […]

CATHCA on Radio Veritas – Parish Mental Health takes centre stage

The Catholic Health Care Association was featured on Radio Veritas on 2 June on mental health Ms Tsegofatso Kgosiemang, a member of the Parish Mental Health Ministry team of Our Lady of Mercy parish spoke about the parish initiatives to integrate the ministry into its pastoral activities – Radio Veritas, 2 June 2022. LISTEN TO […]

The Southern Cross again highlights Mental Health

The SOUTHERN CROSS Again Highlights MENTAL HEALTH In the June edition of The Southern Cross, Deacon Ed Shoener speaks of his personal experiences of mental illness in his own family,  saying that God can turn even great pain and tragedy into help for others.    Read the Article Here – on Page 23 UNDERSTANDING MENTAL […]

Southern Cross Highlights CATHCA’s Mental Health Project

SOUTHERN CROSS Highlights CATHCA’s Mental Health Project CATHCA launches project aimed to address mental health issues. Mental health problems are at crisis point in South Africa, with those affected facing stigma and even social exclusion — which leads 73% to not seek help. Dr Melese Shula of the Catholic Health Care Association explains the problem, […]

CATHCA Conducts GBV and Mental Health Training Workshop

CATHCA Conducts GBV and Mental Health Training Workshop CATHCA Project Managers shared their experience and insight with members of the Mountainview Organization in Grasmere. The workshop last week included training members in issues of gender based violence and mental health,  conducted by CATHCA’s team for Mountainview Health Care Centre where 22 members were in attendance. […]