During this difficult time, in addition to the support offered by Trinity, there are many resources available to help in different situations.
Some helpful resources:
Community Support Resources
SADAG (South African Depression and Anxiety support) – offering relevant and helpful support at this time – interesting articles; coping strategies; regular Facebook Live Chat with local mental health practitioners; online and telephonic counselling; referral to service providers; crisis helpline. They cater for all ages and have a helpful focus on adolescents and students.
Free telephonic counselling – 080021 22 23 or 0800 70 80 90 or 0800 456 789
Suicide Helpline 0800 567 567 Sms 31393 or 32312 and a counsellor will call you back
Child Line 080 005 5555 (Free telephonic counselling for all youth)
Rape Crisis 0800 150 150
MobieG (free on-line counselling in SA)
Project Exodus Addiction Recovery support (Christian based addiction support)
For information on other community resources please contact the Pastoral Care office here
On-line Mental Health Resources
(As recommended by Sanctuary Mental Health Ministries – a Christian resource)
Mental Health Online (Australia): https://www.mentalhealthonline.org.au/
Mental Health Online provides comprehensive and effective online services and programs free of charge. FREE self-assessment, guided online treatment and access to eTherapists. Various 12- week programs are available.
WalkAlong (Canada): http://walkalong.ca/
This site provides mental health support for youth in Canada.
Bounce Back (CMHA) (BC/Canada):
Skills to help combat unhelpful thinking, manage worry and anxiety, and become more active and assertive.
moodgym (Australia): https://moodgym.com.au/
moodgym is an interactive self-help book that helps you learn and practice skills which can help prevent and manage symptoms of depression and anxiety.
MindShift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety.
Mindfulness and meditation made simple.
Helps you manage panic attacks as they happen.
thinkFull helps you manage your stress to enrich your life.
Booster Buddy is a free app to help young people improve their mental health.