Girl Walking in Empty Road

10 October - Focussing on suicide

WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

Thinking Man on Couch

Anxiety disorders are ranked as the sixth largest contributor to life-long health concerns worldwide.

ANXIETY - RATTLING THE 'MASCULINITY' CAGE

Girls in Classrom

Early diagnosis and intervention crucial

WORLD AUTISM DAY

2 APRIL

Hospital Corridor

Beware of traumatic brain injury.

FESTIVE SEASON TRAVELLING

Girl Gazing

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WARNING SIGNS OF TEEN SUICIDE

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“What have you done to prevent it?” – SASOPs program on human rights for people with mental illness 

HUMAN RIGHTS PROGRAM

Woman & Doctor

2018

Professional responsibility to be health advocates.

POSITION STATEMENT

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2018

SASOP-RHAP statement on mental health advocacy training.

POSITION STATEMENT

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A short film by Doctors Without Borders/MSF

DRIVING CHANGE IN SOUTH AFRICA

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IAAF proposed rule on testosterone limits for female athletes is medically unethical

STATEMENT:

CASTER SEMENYA

Confident Fit Woman

EATING DISORDERS - THE SILENT KILLER

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5 Ways to Combat Depression.

SHIFT YOUR MOOD

Inpatient Drug Abuse Treatment

Abuse of alcohol and drugs causes a multi-billion-rand dent in the South African economy every year, but the remedy is stymied by insufficient funding and unwillingness to accept the latest global thinking on treatment of addiction as a medical condition. 

SA WAR ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Old Documents

 

July 2018

Read the latest from SASOP President of the Board, Prof Bernard Janse van Rensburg.

PRESIDENT'S NEWSLETTER

Home Nurse Making Bed

2018

Concerns about rights violation at Tower Hospital.

POSITION STATEMENT

Student in Library

2018

ADHD Diagnosis in Adults

POSITION STATEMENT

Women Practicing Yoga Outdoor

With one-third of South Africans experiencing a mental disorder in their lifetime...

TRADITIONAL HEALERS PLAY SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN MENTAL HEALTH

Stressed Man

Overloaded medical professionals in danger of burnout 

OVERLOADED MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS

Elderly Couple Practising Yoga

It is currently estimated that some 30% of adults aged 60 and older will at some stage require medication with psychotropic agents. 

VANISHING: LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

Person at Night with Smoke

Research has shown that 9% of individuals who experiment with cannabis will become addicted to it. This number increases to 1 in 6 when use starts during adolescence.

1 IN 6 TEENAGERS WHO USE CANNABIS WILL BECOME ADDICTED

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Prof Bonga Chilliza - SASOP's new President

STRONGER LEADERSHIP AND INCREASED BUDGETS NEEDED

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December 2017

Recovery plan for the Gauteng Department of Health

MEDIA STATEMENT

Nurse Taking Notes

2018

Advocacy about conditions at Tower Hospital.

POSITION STATEMENT

Elementary Art Class

2018

ADHD Diagnosis in Children

POSITION STATEMENT