In the article ‘Mental illness in the Western Cape Province, South Africa: A review of the burden of disease and healthcare interventions’ by Jacob and Coetzee, which appeared on pp. 176 - 180 of the March 2018 SAMJ, reference 2 has been changed to the following: Corrigall J, Ward C, Stinson K, et al. Decreasing the burden of mental illness: Final report 2007 (Volume 4 of 7). In: Myers JE, Naledi NT, eds. Western Cape Burden of Disease Reduction Project. University of Cape Town on behalf of the Provincial Department of Health, 2007. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/242703525_Decreasing_the_Burden_of_Mental_Illness (accessed 5 February 2019). The online version of the article (https://doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2018.v108i3.12904) was corrected on 6 February 2019.