Studying psychology helps students paint a theoretical picture of mental health but many university programs do little to prepare students with the practical skills needed to interact with the cultural diversity we find in South Africa. Volunteering is an excellent means of using one’s time to help others while gaining a much needed understanding of the practical aspects involved in some areas of psychology and mental health.

Click on the picture of the Organisation you are interested and you’ll be taken to their volunteering page. Cognition & Co will continually update this information, so please continue to check back for more details;



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