Resources


Useful articles:

Taking CARE to Promote Mental Health in Schools and Colleges Animation

Talking Mental Health

We All Have Mental Health

ER24

084 124 (24 hours)

SADAG

South African Depression and Anxiety Group

0800 12 13 14 (24 hours)

Childline

0800 555 55 (24 hours)

Lifeline

021 461 1111 (08:30-22:00)

Emergency (from cell phone only)
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Police

10111

Rape Crisis

083 222 5158

Trauma Centre

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COVID 19 HOTLINE

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Impact


In 2019 we assisted 2 769 young people in individual therapy, 24 649 young people in groups sessions, 6 557 parents and 701 educators – an investment in 34 646 people’s lives. In terms of the BBBEE codes, we are required to declare the demographics of our clients as 92% South Africans (Black), 5% South Africans (White), 3% Foreign Nationals

2 769 (2 134 in 2018) learners participated in individual therapeutic counselling

701 (529 in 2018) educators participated in professional development sessions

6 557 (4 729 in 2018) parents/guardians participated in positive parenting workshops

13 407 learners attended psycho-educational talks

9 940 learners participated small group sessions as part of our intent to de-stigmatise mental health

1 302 learners participated in in-depth weekend workshops

 

93.5% (90% in 2018) of learners who made use of the Community Keepers service indicated that they would recommend CK to someone else

72% (67% in 2018) of learners interviewed after therapy experienced a positive improvement in the problems they initially presented with and their general functioning

79.75% (77% in 2018) of educators polled indicated observing an immediate positive behavioural and attitudinal change in learners after being seen by Community Keepers

96.97% (92% in 2018) of educators rated the CK service as good or excellent

90% (94% in 2018) of parents noted an improvement in the functioning of their child

 

During the period 2008 – 2018

we assisted 37 158 Learners and 20 289 Caregivers

 

In the year 2019

we assisted 27 418 Learners and 7 258 Caregivers

 

We have impacted over 92 123 lives since inception