There is infinite wisdom in seeking help where help is needed. In a case where you are injured, you see a doctor to stitch you up and get you on your journey to recovery. As sad as it is, this is not the same reception therapy gets from society. There is a stigma around therapy – mostly among men – that needing or wanting therapy is a sign of weakness.
The fear of being stigmatised by others often overshadows the great work that therapy does. In nature, therapy is a means to eliminate troubling symptoms, whether it be mental illness or emotional difficulty.
Here are the general benefits of therapy:
There are various types of therapy and each with their own specific benefits. The various types are:
Bestmed Mental Health Helpline
Bestmed covers chronic medication for major depression on Beat4, Pace1, Pace2, Pace3 and Pace4 plans.
Bestmed has also partnered with the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (#SADAG) to offer members a free 24-hour mental health helpline, with the aim to support members who experience mental health issues by managing its effects, providing additional support, and improving the quality of life.
SADAG also offers counselling between 08:00 and 20:00 from Monday to Sunday. Contact SADAG via:
Suicidal Emergency: 0800 567 567
24hr toll-free helpline: 080062 7775
Counselling inquiry: email@example.com