In this week’s episode of the “Like a F-cking Grownup” podcast, we talk about depression (and its best friend, anxiety), and what to do if you or a friend are struggling.


If you need help, please reach out to one of these organisations:

  • The South African Depression and Anxiety Group 24-hour toll-free helpline: 0800 456 789
  • The Lifeline 24-hour toll-free national counselling helpline: 0861 322 322 (there are also special hotlines to support survivors of gender-based violence and people affected by HIV/AIDS, as well as in-person counselling centres all around the country).
  • The Counselling Hub low-cost counselling centre in Cape Town: 021 462 3902