The experts: Dr Noluthando Nematswerani and Cassey Chambers

Have you ever felt sad or down, found it hard to concentrate, had excessive fear or worry? Ever had mood changes with highs or lows, significant tiredness and maybe withdrawn from loved ones? Have you ever felt unable to cope with daily problems and stress or turned to substance abuse to get by? If you have concerns about your mental health, you’re not alone. Azania interviews Dr Noluthando Nematswerani (Discovery Health's Head of the Centre for Clinical Excellence) and Cassey Chambers (Operations Director at the South African Depression and Anxiety Group - SADAG) to explain mental illness and its management in a way that’s accessible to us all.