SADAG Survey: Has Loadshedding Impacted Your Mental Health?
Photo Cred: EskomSePush Loadshedding

SADAG has just released a “loadshedding survey” asking the entire nation to participate.


Johannesburg, South Africa (29 January 2023) – The South African Depression and Anxiety Group is inviting South Africa to participate in their “Your Life During Load Shedding” Survey.

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) is Africa’s largest mental health support and advocacy group and is involved in counselling, outreach and capacity-building work throughout South Africa. Since 1997, SADAG has initiated rural development projects in communities where there are little or no mental health care services available. These programs have been recognized and endorsed by the World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) and the World Health Organization (WHO)

With just 18 questions, the group wants to learn more about our experiences and feelings regarding loadshedding.

“Since ESKOM’s recent announcement that loadshedding may become permanent for the next 18 months, it is important for us to learn how your mental health is affected by these ongoing power cuts. Mental health matters to SADAG and so we invite you to complete this survey questionnaire.”

With questions about the economy, job losses, crime during blackouts, stress levels around loadshedding and whether mental well-being has played a role during the blackouts, SADAG wants to get an understanding of the true state of the nation.

To anonymously participate in the survey, please click here.

SADAG Survey: Has Loadshedding Impacted Your Mental Health?
Photo Cred: SADAG

Sources: SADAG | Photo Cred EskomSePush 
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