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Suicide Crisis Helpline
0800 567 567

Department of Social Development Substance Abuse Helpline
0800 12 13 14
SMS 32312

Cipla Mental Health Helpline
0800 456 789
SMS 31393

NPOwer SA Helpline
0800 515 515
SMS 43010

Healthcare Workers Care Network Helpline
0800 21 21 21
SMS 43001

UFS #Fair Kitchens Chefs Helpline
0800 006 333


Dr Reddy’s Mental Health Helpline
0800 21 22 23

Adcock Ingram Depression & Anxiety Helpline
0800 70 80 90

ADHD Helpline
0800 55 44 33

Pharma Dynamics Police & Trauma Helpline
0800 20 50 26


011 234 4837

Counselling Queries
zane@sadag.org (Founder)


8AM – 5PM

Cipla Mental Health
076 882 2775

Maybelline BraveTogether
087 163 2030

Ke Moja Substance Abuse
087 163 2025

Have Hope Chat Line
Coming Soon!


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SADAG has over 160 free Support Groups. To find out more about joining or starting a Support Group click here.

Mental Health Calendar 2023

2023 Mental Health Calendar

To view our Mental Health Calendar
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SADAG Interested Support Group Leader Training

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) is hosting a FREE Online Support Group Leader Training Workshop.

If you, or someone you know, are interested in starting a Mental Health Support Group in your area, please register for our first webinar at http://bit.ly/ISGLT

This 6-part online series covers everything from:

  • What a Support Group is
  • Who should join or start a Support Group
  • Training and preparing you to become a volunteer Support Group Leader
  • Preparing your Support Group
  • Launching your own Support Group

The webinars will take place, Wednesday Weekly from the 26 May - 30 June 2021

  1. Part 1: Wednesday 26 May 2021, 10am – 11am
  2. Part 2: Wednesday 2 June 2021, 10am – 11am
  3. Part 3: Wednesday 9 June 2021, 10am – 11am
  4. Part 4: Wednesday 16 June 2021, 10am – 11am
  5. Part 5: Wednesday 23 June 2021, 10am – 11am
  6. Part 6: Wednesday 30 June 2021, 10am – 11am

SADAG has over 160 Support Groups around the country that deal with depression, anxiety, trauma, chronic illness, bipolar disorder, as well as Support Groups specifically for family members and loved ones.

SADAG guides and trains new Support Group Leaders on running a group step-by-step. We help with training webinars, materials, handouts , information and more.

Mental illness affects many South Africans, so many people don’t know where to go for help or how to manage their Mental Health. Support Groups are a great resource reminding us that there is always hope and that you are not alone. 

Please read our ‘Frequently asked Questions’ for more information or visit our page to learn more about SADAG Support Groups.

Should you have further questions or want more information; email Krystle on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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