I CAN’T DEAL WITH THIS!

DRUM - - Advice -

Exam-re­lated dis­ap­point­ment can be a very stress­ful event and is be­lieved to be one of the trig­gers of teen sui­cide. If you find your­self bat­tling to deal with the many com­pli­cated feel­ings that ac­com­pany this up­set­ting event, you don’t have to face it alone. Con­cerned stu­dents, par­ents or teach­ers can con­tact a South African De­pres­sion and Anx­i­ety Group coun­sel­lor, toll-free, on 0800-21-22-23 or 0800-12-13-14 or SMS 31393. The depart­ment of so­cial devel­op­ment also has a 24-hour toll-free coun­selling line – call 0800-428-428.

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