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Mihlali Opens Up About the Meaning of Her Tattoo

If you see someone with a ; tattoo, this is what it means

Local influencer and March 2019 COSMO cover girlMihlali Ndamase has opened up to her followers about a personal tragedy, sharing an important message in the process.

Taking to her Instagram account, Mihlali shared a picture of a small semicolon tattoo behind her ear. The symbol is known globally, and is associated with suicide prevention and mental-health awareness. The ink is to honour Mihlali’s late father, who sadly took his life in 2018.

Mihlali Ndamase tattoo

Credit: Instagram/@mihlalii_n

Mihlali Ndamase tattoo

Credit: Instagram/@mihlalii_n

‘I’ve never been comfortable with speaking publicly about this, but yeah, I hope it helps someone who’s going through something and is considering taking their life,’ she shared via her IG Story. She used the opportunity to share an important message with her followers, saying: ‘Know and understand that there is no obstacle you cannot overcome. You can always rewrite your story, start a new chapter – your story doesn’t have to end now. Believe in your ability to create new things.’

If you need help‚ contact the South African Depression and Anxiety Group (SADAG) on 011 234 4837. You can also call SADAG’s emergency suicide line‚ 0800 567 567, or its 24hr helpline, 0800 456 789.

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