Cutting or burning oneself, amongst other behaviours, would be for most anathema. Yet for some it is a source of relief... a release, a way of coping. On this episode, we are joined by Prof Mark Goldblatt and Dr Wendy Duncan. In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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The role of the news media in reporting events and reflecting social opinion serves to inform consumers. The question is how to balance reporting - providing facts without undue sensation. To discuss the media within the context of suicide reporting, we’re joined by Dr Frans Korb and Prof. Lizette Rabe. In proud association with Adcock Ingram OTC Sponsors of Brave.

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Our resident psychologist, Dr Hanan Bushkin, joins us to address mental health issues and dealing with death. With the recent passing of a few celebrities over the past couple of weeks, Lebang wants to discuss the use of social media as an outlet of sharing such sad news.

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This week Dr Hanan Bushkin chats to Mandla Mahlangu, who reached out to talk about his depression, anxiety, and mental health as a whole. They also dive into the bad treatment that mental health patients get at public healthcare facilities. Dr Hanan shares ways on how to overcome suicidal thoughts.

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17.01.22 Pt 1 - Is it true that people only regret the things that they didn’t do? Leigh-Ann and Gareth might have lost their minds, since they’re taking romantic advice from Mbulelo!

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It has been a really tough year for many of us, so the team talks to Cassey Chambers from SADAG (South African Depression and Anxiety Group) about mental health - find out how SADAG helps people over the holidays, and get some tips on how to look after your mental health during this time.

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14.12.21 Pt 2 - Lebang wants to know why sports fans get so upset when people who typically don’t follow sport have an opinion or two. Mbulelo can’t seem to get his head around how anyone can afford wedding season as guests. Cassey Chambers from SADAG (South African Depression and Anxiety Group) joins the team to talk about mental health.

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20.04.21 Pt 1 - The show starts off on a good note as Micheal Flax shares how he woke up to an email that left him smiling. Gareth and Siya don’t seem to see eye-to-eye when it comes to hitting rock bottom and how it builds character. Between Prince Philip’s funeral and Prince Harry’s wedding, which one do you think got the most ratings?

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16.04.21 Pt 1 - Some might think having a microwave is overrated, while others use it for everything - including making tea and eggs... which one are you? Is there any food that you refuse to eat now, because you had too much of it growing up? Leigh-Ann has second thoughts about getting vaccinated.

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13.04.21 Pt 1 - According to her Instagram bio, she’s a part-time twerker and full-time clown, Nina Hastie joins the team and talks about depression and what it actually looks like. It’s a candid conversation about the difference between simply feeling emotional, and actually being depressed.

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