Please note that the SAFMH offices will close on the 19th of December, and open again on the 4th of January 2016. The Human Rights Watch reporting system for human rights violations will therefore not be responding to any calls, smses, whatsapp messages or emails during this time.
Charlene Sunkel, SAFMH Programme Manager for Advocacy & Awareness, giving an interview at the World Health Organisation in October 2015.
During the month of October, The South African Mental Health Advocacy Movement (SAMHAM), will be conducting visits to the communities of Kimberley, Douglas, Prieska and Upington. These visits will look at educating and empowering mental health care users in these communities. Charlene Sunkel, Programme Manager for Advocacy and Development at the South African Federation for Mental Health, will be conducting the visits and facilitating the empowerment sessions.