Charlene Sunkel, SAFMH Programme Manager for Advocacy & Awareness, giving an interview at the World Health Organisation in October 2015.
PRESS RELEASE: 3 DECEMBER – INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
On the 3rd of December we commemorate International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and this year the South African Federation for Mental Health would like to make use of this day to raise concern about the commitment of Government to the care of persons living with mental disabilities.
Thursday 3 December is International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and all interested parties are invited to take part in the National Disability Rights March in the city of Tshwane, in support of people with disabilities!
One Green Bottle - a novel based on Deborah Anne Nixon's personal experience with mental illness, is now available as a kindle ebook, and can be ordered from: http://www.amazon.com/Green-Bottle-Debrah-Anne-Nixon-ebook/dp/B0184DYVMM/ref=sr_1_2?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1448252981&sr=1-2&keywords=one+green+bottle
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.