Discovery Health donates R1m to keep Sadag suicide line open

Discovery Health has donated R1million to South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) to help the organisation keep their suicide line open.

702's Stephen Grootes on Monday spoke to the company's CEO, Jonathan Broomberg, on the good news.

Listen to the interview below:

Discovery has donated an amount of R1 million to support the suicide line that Sadag runs.

Jonathan Broomberg, Discovery Health CEO

We're very happy to come to the rescue of this extremely important organisation.

Jonathan Broomberg, Discovery Health CEO

Mental health issues are absolutely a critical issue, probably among the most pressing... Our purpose as a company is to make people healthier.

Jonathan Broomberg, Discovery Health CEO

Stephen also spoke to Sadag operations director Cassey Chamber about the generous donation.

We can't express a big enough 'thank you' to Discovery... This is the best news to start any week.

Cassey Chambers, SADAG operations director

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