Radio Presenter Dineo Ranaka Checks Into A Mental Health Clinic
Radio presenter and reality TV star Dineo Ranaka has reportedly checked into a mental clinic after revealing she was struggling with depression. A close family friend confirmed on Monday, 29 May that Dineo has been admitted into a Pretoria mental wellness centre. The family, who chose to remain anonymous, expressed gratitude for the support received and assured that Dineo is a fighter.
Dineo Ranaka Struggles with Suicidal Thoughts before admitting into a mental health clinic
In a recent disclosure, Dineo Ranaka admitted to understanding the thoughts and struggles of individuals who contemplate suicide. She shared that her own mind has been overwhelming, and despite her best efforts, she feels her best is not enough. She expressed concern for her children and sought to find strength in her battle against depression.
Sizwe Dhlomo Takes Over Breakfast Slot
Following Dineo Ranaka’s revelation about her mental health, Kaya 959 radio station announced that afternoon drive host Sizwe Dhlomo would be taking over her breakfast slot. The station released a statement expressing support and well wishes for Dineo, urging privacy during this difficult time.
Dineo Ranaka’s Message on Depression
In 2022, Dineo Ranaka emphasized the importance of speaking up about depression and seeking help. She encouraged those who were feeling sad or going through depression to reach out to their loved ones and employers who care. Dineo acknowledged her own journey of healing from past pains and gaining a deeper understanding of depression. She clarified that depression is not simply sadness, but rather the loss of vitality and enthusiasm for life.