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The South African Depression and Anxiety Group

Mental illness and the stigma surrounding it, is a critical isssue in South Africa. The South African Depresssion and Anxiety Group (SADAG) is at the forefront of patient advocacy, education and destigmatisation of mental illness in the country. Its expertise lies in assisting patients and callers throughout South Africa with mental health quiries.

SADAG is a Non-Profit Organisation, a Registered Section 21 Company with an 18a Tax Exemption. It has on its board a powerful team of Patients, Psychologists, psychiatrists and General Practictioners .SADAG was established 20 years ago to serve as a support network for the thousands of South Africans who live with Mental Health Problems. Currently, it is estimated that 1 in 5 people will or do, suffer from a mental illness. SADAG manages to a 16-line counselling-and referral call centre,and its the voice of patient advocacy, working in urban, peri-urban , and the most rural communications across South Africa.  

Statistics

Donations to date

R 283 898.04

Fundraising target

R 643 899.00

Funds raised offline

R 7 440.00

Donor Messages

Cameron
Well done on this awesome initiative Jen. Looking forward to riding with you tomorrow!!!
Amy, Bill and Colton
Go get'em Jenn!
Michelle Moore
Good luck from Keegan & I Jenn! Good job!
Marden Family
Best wishes Jenn! Great cause!
Marks Family
Good luck!
Anonymous
Congrats!
Joan Swift
Good luck Jen!
Chris Bradford
Good luck on the ride next weekend!
Christina Cernansky
In honor of those that are no longer with us, thank you for riding in their names!