In an organisation that is for the youth, the safety and protection of the children is of the utmost importance.
The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG)
- SADAG Helpline: 0800 323 323 / 0800 747 747 (24 hours, 7 days a week)
- Suicide Helpline: 0800 567 567
- Substance Abuse Helpline: 0800 12 13 14 (24 hours)
- DIAL: 0861 322 322 (free 24 hrs a day 7 days a week) for info and counselling
If you are an adult leader it is important you read the guidelines for ensuring the safety of the scouts or cubs in your stewardship is held in highest regard:
For scouts and cubs make sure you know your rights and what your part is in ensuring your own safety: