#BreakTheStigma of Mental Health challenges

By Thabang Moselane

The month of October has been declared Mental Health Awareness Month with the objective of educating the public about mental health and reducing stigma and discrimination that people with mental illness are often subjected to. In this episode of Dear Millennial, Thabang Moselane chats Mental Health. He also explores ‘Resignation Etiquette’ and on #UnWind, comedian Jerrod Carmichael tries his best to explain why you are not ready to be a boyfriend if you can’t answer the existential questions asked by most ladies.

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#BreakTheStigma of Mental Health challenges

By Thabang Moselane

There is always something interesting to listen to on Dear Millennial Podcast. This free form platform is proud to serve the world with some of the most inspiring and engaging content out there. Tune in for some curated and high quality content.

The fight for land is a fight for cattle

By Melathisi Ncityana

The amaXhosa have deep endearment and reliance on cattle. This is shown in various ways. For example, the Kings have special inkabi, male cows that are castrated, which acquire specific names then used during izibongo (clan praises). Xhosa kings of the past such as Khawutha, the 4th king of the amaXhosa nation who ruled from […]

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Thabang Moselane

Thabang Moselane grew up in a small town called Christiana in the North West. At the age of six, he moved to Bloemfontein where he schooled until Grade 10. He then moved to Pretoria where he completed high school. He started a campaign at high school (Elmar College) with a group of friends called Students […]

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Shocking figures revive calls for mental health reforms

Some experts are calling for mental health reforms in South Africa following shocking figures presented in Parliament and a new report on mental health spending.

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SA’s 92% mental health treatment gap

South Africa spends 5% of the total health budget on mental health services. This is in line with the lower end of international benchmarks of the recommended amount that countries should spend on mental health.

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