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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

8AM-8PM TOLL-FREE HELPLINES

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

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SADAG
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Cipla Mental Health
076 882 2775

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087 163 2030

Ke Moja Substance Abuse
087 163 2025

Have Hope Chat Line
087 163 2050

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SUPPORT GROUPS

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

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Support Groups Running

 

Below are some of our Support Groups, to find out more about other Support Groups that are available please contact 0800 456 789
* Please note that you need to be 18 years or older to join a Support Group, to find out about other resources available for teens please call 0800 456 789.

 

Depression, Anxiety, PTSD and Bipolar Disorder   Young Adults   Peer Support Groups
         
Chronic Illness   OCD   Support Groups for Family Members, Loved Ones, and Caregivers of those with Mental Illness
         
Borderline Personality Disorder   Grief and Bereavement   Women and GBV
         
Bipolar   Parents   LGBTQI
         
Health Care Workers Network   NPOwer   NPOwer
         
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As a Support Group Leader what would you say to someone who is feeling lonely, misunderstood or hopeless?

 

 Some of our Support Goup Listings


 

Platform:

Contact Person:

Type of Group:

Contact Details :

Meeting Time:

The Indaba Hotel, William Nicol Drive, Fourways, JHB Rupa Depression and Anxiety 073 606 1968 Second and last Thursday of the month
Online Kopano Support Group for First Time Moms 081 458 8861 Saturday, once a month

Online using Zoom

Tish

OCD

082 788 6108

Every second Monday

WhatsApp Group

Aadila

Support Group for mums suffering with Depression including Postnatal Depression

079 252 1087

Depending on need

Zoom & La Lucia

Alex

Mums Support Network for Perinatal mental health support

083 788 0689
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1- every Thursday at La Lucia library, 9:30-11
2- Zoom. Every other Saturday

Zoom Karen Family members / loved ones / supporting someone with Mental Illness SADAG 0800 21 22 23 Every 4th Thursday of the month

Zoom or Whatsapp

Vuyo

Anxiety, Depression and Bipolar

071 421 4615

Call to inquire
Will discuss with group how often meetings will happen between every Friday or every second Friday

Whatsapp

Lorna

Depression and Anxiety

081 306 6647

Contact Lorna on whatsapp for support

Zoom & face-to-face Fairlands, Johannesburg

Megan

All Mental Illnesses

0731735391

 Tuesday evenings and Thursday evenings 18:30. for 40 Min (only during the lockdown)

Whatsapp

Lauren

Depression and Anxiety

082 495 3171

Mondays 10am

Microsoft Teams Roxanne Hospital Recovery Support Group (Injuries/Operations) WhatsApp 076 275 6053 First Tuesday of the month
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church,
404 St. Joseph Street, Eersterust, Pretoria
Byron Support Group for Families & Friends of People Who Use Substances Byron 066 589 7439 / Raylene 082 546 2368 Every second Thursday

Zoom and WhatsApp

Zandile

Depression & Anxiety

074 341 5114

Contact for info

Whatsapp

Loide

Depression and Anxiety

+2681 6672601

Contact for info

online/Whatsapp

Matimba

Trans teens and kids, Parents and caregivers of trans and gender-diverse youth

RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Contact to inquire

Northcliff Union Church, Pendoring Rd, Northcliff,
Johannesburg

Sharon

Depression and Anxiety

082 950 6929

Every second Tuesday 7PM

Zoom

PsyCad Intern Psychologists: Tsetse Nontozamo

NON-SADAG GROUP. FOR UJ STUDENTS AND BEYOND
will be supervised
How is Covid-19 affecting
your relationships?
The group will improve skills to build supportive relationships, develop
connection and deal with conflict effectively.

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Email for more information and to register

Zoom

Ruth

Family & loved ones of people with substance abuse or other addictions

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Thursday twice a month

Google Meets

Lizelle

Online mental health Support Group

071 069 6321

Every second Wednesday (7pm)

23 Pamona Crescent, Kyalami Estate Marianna Depression, Anxiety & Bipolar Disorder Support Group 083 271 4782 Tuesday twice a month

Facebook

Pretoria Psychologists:
Violet Phooko
 

Long Term Psychological Effects of Lockdown

072 619 6668
'012 344 4000

Call to inquire

Zoom

Sandra

Bipolar and Depression: Coping with the idea of COVID-19 Lockdown on an emotional level

064 500 4587

Call to inquire

Zoom Viktoria Depression & Anxiety Support Group (For young adults 18 - 35) 073 431 6156 Every Second Wednesday

Zoom

Ann Douglas

Depression, Anxiety and Bipolar Disorder

081 895 2878

2 Different groups due to size - either 1st and third Thursday OR Tuesday of the month

Zoom

Clarissa Mantle - Relaunch

Depression, Anxiety and Bipolar Disorder

076 812 9219

Zoom and Face-to-face Centurion / Face-to-face Every Tuesday
Online 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month

Online using Microsoft Teams (for anyone living in Gauteng)

Heiby

Depression/
 Anxiety

082 412 3364

Last Thursday of the month

Faith Baptist Church, 64 Andromeda Ave, Reyno Ridge, eMalahleni/Witbank Clive Depression, Panic & Bipolar 083 609 9480 Every second and fourth Monday

Zoom

Vanathi

Support Group for Fibromyalgia and Autoimmune Conditions

WhatsApp 074 138 6037

Monday twice a month

Online Erin-Leigh Support Group for Entrepreneurs 082 353 6183 Every second Thursday

Online  Zoom

Ronelda Louw

Depression/
 Anxiety

082 749 0479

Every Second Thursday

Online Dianne Pet Parent Support Group
for those who have lost pets or are having to make difficult decisions about their future
082 662 6659

First Monday of the month

Sedgefield and Garden route area (Contact Shane for more information) Shane Oliver Pearton Depression and Anxiety 084 580 3167 Every Tuesday
Online - Zoom Kayleigh and Jessica Depression/Stress/Anxiety Contact Melissa to RSVP 011 450 3576 2pm
Online - Zoom Nthabiseng Depression & Anxiety 082 323 5888 First Friday of the month
Coronation Avenue, Methodist Church, Somerset West Rudyard Depression, Anxiety & Bipolar 082 806 4341 Every second Monday
Online Vanessa Heart Attack Survivors and Family Members 076 597 1965 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month
Akeso, 15 Windsor Str,
Dormehls drift, George
(At security, ask for the new building)
Dee & Lea Mental Health Support WhatsApp Dee on 083 316 7159 (WhatsApp only) or SADAG 0800 456 7890 1st and 3rd Saturday of every month
Continental Conference Venue,23 Kenton Road, Kenton on Sea Ruleen Depression, Anxiety & Bipolar 082 782 0287 Third Monday of the month
18329 Seroalo
Thaba Nchu, Free state
(On Google maps it's Madibo Consultancy Cradle Toy Library)
Lebogang Depression & Anxiety 082 228 9627 Friday, twice a month
Primrose Methodist Church, 28 Primula Rd, Primrose, Germiston Melissa Mental Health Support Group Melissa: 072 577 4348 Second Saturday of the month
Online Pranav Support Group for Issues Faced
by Transgender People (for young adults 18-35)
WhatsApp 081 215 3334 Every second Monday
Online Melissa Mental Health Support Group for Panic & Anxiety WhatsApp 079 698 6141 Every second Wednesday

Online using Microsoft Teams (for anyone living in Gauteng)

Heiby MentalHealth@Work Support Group 082 412 3364 Every Second Wednesday of the month
The Glen Methodist Church, Cnr Keeshond & Hilda Botha Streets, Garsfontein, Pretoria Renee Women’s Support Group for those dealing with Gender Based Violence & the effects thereof 082 897 0593 Every second Saturday
Online Annezka Depression & Anxiety Support Group 082 875 4805 Every Second Thursday
The Glen Pastoral Care Centre, Cnr Keeshond & Hilda Botha Streets, Garsfontein, Pretoria Annezka Depression & Anxiety Support Group 082 875 4805 Every Second Thursday
Mediclinic Kintsugi Centre, Cnr Hospital &, Bird St, Newcastle, KZN Farzanah Depression & Anxiety Women’s Support Group 084 786 1135 Wednesday, once a month
Online using Discord Lauren Mental Health for Writers Support Group This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 079 197 0582 Every Second Tuesday
CBS Café, 38 Mayixhale St, KwaNonqaba, Mossel Bay Thandokazi Depression & Anxiety Support Group 069 538 2343 First and third Monday of the month
Vincent Methodist Church, Preston Ave, Vincent, East London Vuyo Depression, Anxiety and Bipolar Disorder Support Group 078 567 5060 Friday, twice a month
Nelson Mandela Community Youth Centre, RK Khan Circle, Chatsworth, Durban Masoodah ‘Mind your Health’ Support Group for Depression and Anxiety 081 419 8781 Saturday twice a month

Online on Zoom

Anne Depression and Anxiety Support Group This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
066 440 7537

2nd and 4th Wednesday

Northdene, Durban (Contact Support Group Leaders for more information) Tina / Angelique / Nevil Depression and Anxiety Tina 066 202 9252 or Angelique 083 788 9989 or Nevil 073 255 3737 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month
35 Roggeveld street, Ext 2, Eldorado Park Lorna Depression & Anxiety Women’s Support Group 071 896 0216 Saturday twice a month
Online using Google Meet Karen Online Support Group
Borderline Personality Disorder
SADAG 0800 21 22 23 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month
Sedgefield and Garden route area (Contact Shane for more information) Shane Depression & Anxiety Support Group 084 580 3167 Every Wednesday
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 404 St. Joseph Street, Eersterust, Pretoria Byron Support Group for Families and Friends of People Who Use Substances Byron 066 589 7439 or Raylene 082 546 2368 Every second Thursday
Online using Zoom Aruna Support Group For Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors (TBI)

078 363 3187

http://www.tbisurviors.co.za & FB: TBI Survivors South Africa

Every second Wednesday
Online Illana Loved ones and caregivers of children with Depression, Anxiety, ADHD and other mental health conditions 083 392 0458 Sunday, twice a month
Online Dianne Kendall Depression and Anxiety for Women 082 662 6659 Third Friday of the month
Online using Zoom
For those living in the East Rand area
Lebohang Mental Health Support Group for Mothers 061 812 3617 Thursday, weekly
St.Thomas’s Anglican Church, 61 Campground, Rondebosch, Cape Town Kimberley Support Group for Families Affected by Cancer WhatsApp 079 068 2078 Every second Sunday
Online using WhatsApp Zandile Support Group for Single Parents 074 341 5114 Third Thursday of the month
Online using Zoom Masulumane Women’s Grief & Bereavement Support Group Whatsapp 072 600 7456 Every second Tuesday
Thuthukani Centre, Freedom Drive Dikeledi Ivory Park Counselling Container: Mental Health Support Group 060 402 7697 First and Third Thursday of every month
Online using Zoom Courtney Support Group for young adults living with Diabetes
(18 – 35 years old)
079 940 0987 First and Third Tuesday of the month
Online using Zoom Karla Support Group for Depression, Anxiety and Panic Attacks
(for young adults 18 – 35)
072 788 6685 Thursday, twice a month
Mosaiek Church, Cnr Davidson and Danielle streets, Fairland, JHB Megan Mental Health Support Group 073 173 5391 Thursday, weekly
Hoerskool Florida, 74 Louis Botha Dr, Florida Park, Johannesburg Jessica Confidential Women’s Support Group dealing with Gender Based Violence & the effects thereof 082 337 9801 First Saturday of every month
Online Justine Mental Health Support Group For Parents & Loved Ones of Children with Special Needs 065 955 5143 Last Thursday of the Month
Online Using Zoom Vanessa Support Group for Depression, Anxiety and Grief 076 597 1965 First Tuesday of the month
Zoom Esethu Peer Support Group (Tertiary Students) 083 941 6003 Thursday, Weekly
Microsoft Teams Charlize Peer Support Group (Tertiary Students) 064 054 8560 Every second Wednesday
Zoom Lerato, Mbalentle & Paballo Peer Support Group (Tertiary Students) 072 389 3663 Every second Thursday
Microsoft Teams Sharon Women's Mental Health Support This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Every Second Thursday
Zoom Marelize Depression, Anxiety & PTSD Support Group Marelize 071 342 9810 or Mychaela 082 659 2096 Every Second Wednesday
Zoom Anthony Depression, Anxiety and Bipolar Support Group 078 223 2200 Wednesday, twice a month
Newlands East Library Hall, Garrick Crescent, Newlands East, Durban Denise Chronic Illness and Mental Health Support Group 079 707 7877 Third Saturday of the month
Google Meet Denise Chronic Illness and Mental Health Support Group 079 707 7877 Last Wednesday of the Month
Zoom Dee Support Group for Managing Mental Health in the Workplace 071 641 2156 First and Third Thursday of the month
Online Sisonke Support Group for Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety & Panic 072 015 8384 First and last Wednesday of the month
UCCSA Church Hall, Kanarie St, Murraysburg, CPT Julian Depression and Loneliness Support Group 063 145 7677 Friday, weekly
Zoom Marelize Depression, Anxiety & PTSD Support Group
(For Young Adults 18 – 35)
071 342 9810 Every Second Wednesday
Google Meet Anneline Chronic Illness and Mental Health Support Group Whatsapp Only +90 536 712 5690 First and Third Thursday of the month
Google Meet Erna Chronic Illness Support Group 083 450 6451 Wednesday, twice a month
Zoom Mogamad Bipolar Disorder Support Group 063 026 6309 Every Wednesday
Zoom Vanathi Chronic Pain, Illness & Long
Covid Support Group
WhatsApp 074 138 6037 Tuesday, twice a month
Zoom Mildred HIV/AIDS & TB Support Group 081 364 7492 Tuesday, twice a month
Summer Serenity Medical Center
6 End Street, Somerset East
Eastern Cape
Gail Depression & Anxiety Support Group 042 243 0180 (10am to 6pm) or 083 947 9487 (WhatsApp only) 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month
AFM Strandfontein, Cnr Play Street & Dennegeur Ave, Strandfontein, Cape Town Taswill Depression, Anxiety, Bipolor Disorder & ADHD Support Group 072 7007 254 Saturday, twice a month
Suite A1, Grand Palace Building, Heunis Street, Secunda Melissa Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Support Group 072 391 1653 Saturday, twice a month
Exihlobyeni Worship And Miracle Centre, Ntlhaveni Block J, 0928 Mabiligwe, Limpopo Yvonne Confidential Women’s Support Group Dealing with Gender Based Violence & the effects thereof 078 991 3294 Monday, weekly
Google Meet Audrey Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) & Mental Health Support Group 076 291 3442 Tuesday, weekly
Zoom Rams Support Group for Depression,
Anxiety & Panic Attacks
062 889 4810 First Wednesday of the month
Born of God Christian Church, Diepsloot Ext 4 Sibusisiwe Men’s Mental Health Support Group 063 833 8602 Third Saturday of every Month
Online Megan Addiction & Substance Abuse Support Group 073 173 5391 Wednesday, weekly
Zoom Kgothatso Depression & Anxiety Support Group 065 134 0050 / 012 344 4000 First Wednesday of each month
Zoom KG Men’s Mental Health Support Group 072 424 7482 Wednesday, twice a month
Hamadi Clinical Laboratories.
121 Bram Fischer Drive,
Ferndale, Randburg
Lee Depression, Anxiety and PTSD Support Group 084 400 3226 Wednesday, Weekly
Online Nombuso Mental Health Support Group
for Mothers and Carers of Children with Mental Health Challenges, Resulting in Learning Difficulties
071 328 7699 First Thursday of every Month
Lillian Ngoyi Community Clinic (Koos Beukes Clinic), 26 Chris Hani Road, Zone 6, Diepkloof, Soweto Lindiwe Depression, Anxiety & PTSD 082 960 0789 Third Saturday of the month
7 Kirkby Road, Southport Activity Centre, Southport Building, Bedford Gardens Paula Women’s Stress and Anxiety Support Group 079 125 5233 Second and Last Wednesday of the Month
@28 Jordan Street, Newcastle, KZN (At Dr E Y Vahed’s Medical Practice) Rashida Support Group for Mental Health & Self-Care 065 522 5840 First Tuesday of the month
Online, using Zoom Will Support Group for LGBTQIA+ (Young Adults 18-35) 074 057 1780 Every second Wednesday
Online Lisa Mental Health Support Group 078 937 9834 Wednesday, Weekly
PsychMatters, 9 Park Street, Bedfordview, Johannesburg Alexia Depression & Anxiety Support Group Alexia on 083 600 2843
or Felicia on 079 494 9682
Every second Saturday
3115 Emdeni Ext 1, Qdabi street, Soweto Vaiky Support Group for Depression 082 433 5920 Every second Thursday
Google Meet Nelly Mental Health Support Group for Parents and Caregivers of Children with Mental Illness or Disabilities 072 348 1903 Every Second Sunday
3C - Community Character Courage, Nelson Mandela Dr, Ivy Park, Polokwane (Opposite Penina Park Turn off) Daleen Depression & Anxiety Support Group 071 090 0106 Friday, twice a month
Online on MS Teams Lebo Support Group for Survivors of Sexual & Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) Whatsapp on 084 865 1110 Every 2 weeks on Wednesdays
Online Nala Mental Health Support Group for professional Mamas 072 441 9870 Tuesday Weekly
Walton & Polden Psychology Inc, B14
N1 City Mews, Cnr of Manus Gerber & Frans Conradie Drive
Goodwood, Cape Town
Gabriel Depression & Anxiety 082 570 9047 First and Third Tuesday of each month
TAU Village, No.279 Struben Street, Pretoria Central Louise Support Group for those living with HIV/AIDS 076 701 0005 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month
Imbali Garden Centre,
39 Church Street, Lydenburg
Annette Mental Health Support Group 079 493 3073 Thursday, weekly
TAU Village, No.279 Struben Street, Pretoria Central Louise Support Group for those living with HIV/AIDS 076 701 0005 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month
Online Qaanita Support Group for New Moms 076 156 1876 Friday, twice a month
Online Isabel Parents & Caregivers of Children 064 181 6817 Tuesday, twice a month
Mediclinic Newcastle Hospital Boardroom, Cnr Hospital and Bird Street, Newcastle, KZN Farzanah Depression & Anxiety Women’s Support Group Farzanah on 084 786 1135 or WhatsApp Zuhra on 062 307 1459 Every Second Wednesday
Online Sanele Support Group for Postnatal / Postpartum Depression 082 624 1925 (Whatsapp) Last Friday of the month
Online Erna Support Group for those living with Neurodiversity 083 450 6451 Every Second Monday
Online Jonathan Men’s Grief & Bereavement Support Group 083 230 0007 When First Wednesday of the month
Online, using Whatsapp Louise Support Group for those living with HIV/AIDS 076 701 0005 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month
Online - Google Meet Angelo South African Expats WhatsApp (+27) 66 082 6270 Every second Saturday
Online Tris Support Group for individuals who are LGBTQIAP+ identifying or questioning 061 601 5242 Every second Thursday
Online - Google Meet Tasmeera Mental Health & Self-Care Support Group for  Young Adults 18-35 065 977 8080 Second Thursday every
Community Church Centre, Sterkstroom, Chris Hani District Municipality, Eastern Cape Frikkie Support Group for Depression WhatsApp 084 036 0045 First Friday of the month
Qumbu Town Hall, OR Tambo District Municipality, Eastern Cape Anathi Depression, Anxiety & Bipolar Support Group 073 685 8333 Every second Friday
Online on Zoom Janine Depression, Anxiety & PTSD WhatsApp 078 284 5939 Every second Thursday
Online Seren Mental Health Support Group For Teachers and Student Teachers WhatsApp 073 666 8875 First Friday of the month
Online Tarika Support Group for Queer People (For Young Adults 18-35) 082 946 9401 Last Friday of the Month
Akeso Crescent Clinic Randburg, Cnr Hawken &, President Fouche Dr, Boskruin, Randburg Richard Support Group for those Living with Bipolar Disorder 082 423 7167 Every Second Wednesday
Online - Google Meet Karen Support Group for Family Members and Loved Ones of Those Living with Borderline Personality Disorder SADAG 0800 21 22 23 Second Thursday of the month
Online using Zoom Will Support Group for Unemployed Graduates 074 057 1708 Every Second Thursday
Thubalethu Secondary school at CDBC Fine-Town(Church),
00039 Phillip Street, Finetown, Grasmere, Johannesburg
Khumbuzile Depression & Mental Health
Support Group
WhatsApp 074 830 3348 Every Friday
Anglican Church, White Street, Molteno,
Chris Hani District Municipality, Eastern Cape
Frikkie Support Group for Depression WhatsApp 084 036 0045 Every second Wednesday of the month
Parkhurst Recreation Centre - Tennis Clubhouse, 11 5th Ave, Parkhurst, Randburg Gia Depression and Anxiety
Support Group
078 590 4210 Wednesday, twice a month

 

 

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