South African Celebrities share their Mental Health experiences to Destigmatize mental health Challenges

The recent passing of Nellie Tembe who was a qualified chef and fiancée to rapper AKA (Kiernan Forbes) has drawn attention to the stigma on mental health. South African celebrities have openly shared their experiences and mental health challenges.

The current reigning Miss South Africa, Shudufadzo Musida has been advocating for mental health she said: “It is important for education to be prioritised in our society. To change the narrative about mental health that exists. We have a collective responsibility to destigmatize and inform how we as a society view mental health.”

Below are some tweets from Celebrities

Boitumelo “Boity” Thulo – Female Rapper and Entreprenuer

“The darkness on social media can be unbearably overpowering. Please let’s all choose kindness as often as possible. Please. ”

A lot of other celebrities tweeted about their lived experiences with Mental Health as a tribute to the late Anele Tembe.

Nina Hastie- Comedian, Actress and Voice artist

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

Simphiwe Dana – Musician

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

Lalla Hirayama – TV presenter

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

Melanie Bala – Radio presenter

Thank you for sharing. I am Melanie Bala and I’ve suffered from depression and post-natal depression. I take medication for my anxiety when it flares up. Let’s destigmatise. Simphiwe Dana Tweet.

— IG: melzinbala (@MelBala) April 12, 2021

Phumzile Van Damme – Politician

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

Knaomi – TV presenter

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

TheGabi – Journalist

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

Aaron Moloisi – TV presenter and Actor

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

South African Celebrities Open Up About Mental Health Challenges

 

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