Minding Our Business

Minding Our Business

a collaboration between Rera Letsema and VANSA

Minding our Business is a podcast series produced by Rera Letsema in collaboration with VANSA.  Through this project we are having a series of conversations about mental health and wellness within the visual arts industry. While bringing to light how our ways of working within the visual arts industry may create conditions detrimental to the mental health and wellness of creative practitioners, we also engage in conversations around how we may be able to foster safe and conducive environments of production. 

Follow our soundcloud page to tune into the episodes and follow our social media pages to engage with the project. 


If you are needing a referral to a psychologist, psychiatrist or support group, please can you call The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) on 011 234 4837 or 0800 20 50 26 and speak to a trained counselor who can assist you further. 

Pharmadynamics Police &Trauma Line - 0800 20 50 26

Adcock Ingram Depression and Anxiety Helpline - 0800 70 80 90

Destiny Helpline for Youth & Students - 0800 41 42 43

ADHD Helpline - 0800 55 44 33

Department of Social Development Substance Abuse Line 24hr helpline - 0800 12 13 14 / SMS 32312

Suicide Crisis Line - 0800 567 567

SADAG Mental Health Line - 011 234 4837

Cipla Mental Health Helpline - 0800 456 789

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