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South African Federation For Mental Health Helpline
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South African Federation For Mental Health Helpline provides free, compassionate and confidential support by phone. We help...

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Struggling to cope with dementia and Alzheimer's? Hotline support is available in South Africa

Dementia and Alzheimer's might sound scary and confusing. You might have a lot of questions and doubts about how you will cope with the diagnosis. Fortunately, there are 1 hotlines in South Africa that provide support with dementia and Alzheimer's, where you can get free support. Dementia and Alzheimer's can look like:

  • Confusion about time, mixing past with present events
  • Not caring about what others feel
  • Sudden changes in mood, agitation
  • Becoming emotionally numb at times
  • You might experience hallucinations and delusions
  • Becoming impulsive and reacting rashly
  • Having trouble with coordination and becoming clumsy
  • Finding it difficult to speak and focus on what you’re saying

Dementia and Alzheimer’s could make you feel a range of emotions, from fear to disbelief or even peaceful acceptance. It is natural to feel all of that and to be apprehensive about what the future brings at times. It can be confusing to go through it alone.

The right kind of support can help you find your personal path through this experience. Even though you may feel like no one would understand, helpline counsellors in South Africa are there to listen and try to help you navigate through the experience.


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