My story is about acceptance; about me coming-to-term with my mental health condition. It is given. When life threw you lemon, you got beaten by it; stupefied at first. It scarred you. It left you with a lesson, and a lesson and another lesson until you got a grip and managed to turn the lemon […]
TO WRAP YOUR HEAD AROUND THIS STATISTIC
As there is only 1 psychologist and 1 psychiatrist per 100,000 Malaysians, now imagine that for every time you get into an accident, you will only get help after 50,000 accidents.
Simply put, we don’t have enough people to provide help for you.
When you do get into an accident, no matter how small or big the accident may be, it is never pleasant and chances are you might need help. You might need help with changing the tyre, getting the car towed, making a report. Think about how helpful it is to have others around help you through that process.
So it is when you have a mental health problem.
You don’t need to be severely ill to deserve help.
29% of the population are ill.
1% are mental health professionals.
We need a better solution. Join us in our mission to improve mental health in Malaysia.
Since the age of 17, I have seen an influx of teens self-diagnosing & mistaking the difference between depression and a common human emotion – sadness. More than just often, it has become a norm for most people to use this terms wrongfully on social media. Buckle up, time for some education. Depression, defined by […]
1. Promote the importance of mental health as part of well-being.
2. Promote prevention and early intervention programs
3. Develop effective, evidence based and accessible interventions.
4. Encourage the establishment of community support and services for all who need them.
5. Advocate for policies which protect patient rights and autonomy.
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