Coping With the Violence and Looting

If you’re living in South Africa, you know what we are going through.
Many of you will be experiencing trauma, grief, anger, helplessness and hopelessness.
Here are some resources that may help you to cope.


I have created a series of videos to help you cope with the emotional impact of the violence and looting.

View them on Youtube

Resources on This Site

Further help

South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG)

  • Helpline: 0800 21 22 23 (8am - 8pm)
  • Helpline:0800 456 789 (24 hours)
  • WhatsApp: 076 882 2775 (9am - 4pm)
  • SMS: 31393
  • Website / Online Chat: 

Lifeline South Africa

Durban Practising Psychologists Group

Grace Church

  • In Durban you can also reach out to Grace Church: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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