The 94 people with mental health disorders who died after they were moved from the Life Esidemeni facility and put into inadequate care shows the poor state of mental health care in South Africa.
A doctor has been convicted of abusing vulnerable women in his care – because a court finally decided to listen to their stories.
In developing countries mental health care generally takes a backseat when it comes to allocating resources.
A growing body of research literature suggests time spent gardening is as good for the gardener as it is for the garden.
Forgiveness, as we have seen in the aftermath of the Charleston killings, is a hallmark of the Black Church. But what psychic toll do these acts of forgiveness exact?
A proposal to re-direct a billion dollars of funding from acute hospital mental health services to the community risks causing a major destabilisation of the public mental health system.
The health service has a long history both of abuse and the failure to do anything about it.