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If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the COVID-19 pandemic, you can chat to experts about anxiety and depression online and for free…

You’re not alone in feeling stressed out during lockdown – many people are experiencing increased anxiety, depression and loneliness brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

To help provide online expert help and advice during this time, the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) is offering a daily online chat in which you can speak to a mental health professional on the SADAG Facebook page from 1 – 2pm.

If you’d like to ask your questions anonymously, email them to They will post your questions and then you can tune into the chat for answers.

View the image below to see the programme for the week:

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