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Literacy is a luxury that many of us take for granted.  We depend on written communication for information, guidance, and access to heath care information That is why SADAG created SPEAKING BOOKS and revolutionized the way information is delivered to low literacy communities. It's exactly what it sounds like.a book that talks to the reader in his or her local  language, delivering critical information in an interactive, and educational way.

The customizable 16-page book, accompanied by local celebrity audio recordings, ensures that vital health and social messages can be seen, heard, read and understood..

We started with books on Teen Suicide prevention , HIV, AIDS and Depression, Understanding Mental Health and have developed over 30 titles, such as TB, Malaria, Polio, Vaccines for over 30 countries.

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We all experience tension and worry in our everyday lives. This is normal anxiety and is functional to the individual, helping us to face everyday demands and challenges. But when anxiety becomes intense and pervasive, it significantly impairs our daily living. Generalised Anxiety Disorder is much more than normal anxiety. It is chronic and exaggerated worry and tension, even though nothing seems to provoke it. Having this disorder means always anticipating disaster, often worrying excessively about health, money, family or work. These worries often seem difficult to pinpoint.

Help is available. Generalised Anxiety Disorder is common and more easily treated now than ever before. Free drug trials will be held in Johannesburg for Generalised Anxiety Disorder sufferers.

Symptoms include:

  • pervading sense of worry
  • anticipation of some future disaster
  • inability to relax or difficulty concentrating
  • physical symptoms of worry, including trembling, twitches, muscle tension, headaches, irritability, sweating, nausea, light headedness, hot flushes.


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