By Dr. Chua Sook Ning How fused are you? Sometimes it feels like the goals we are pursuing are a part of who we are, that they are included in our self. Look at these two circles and think of a goal that matters to you. One that is important and that you are […]
When you read a report that says Malaysian youth feel suicidal about their jobs, you may be tempted to dismiss the report – “youth always exaggerate!” or “we’ve all been there. they will get used to it”. What are the chances someone would actually go ahead with it? Don’t people just say “I feel like […]
IamA (Clinical Psychologist) AMA! from IAmA
Ask me Anything on World Mental Health Day! 10th October 2016, 8pm – 10pm (MYT) on Reddit. I am a clinical psychologist working in Malaysia. I started an organization called RELATE that aims to promote the importance of mental health, decrease the stigma of mental illness and normalize psychotherapy as mental health treatment. Other noteworthy information […]
Check out the report on mental health on cilisos! It highlights the prevalence of mental health illness in Malaysia and that you don’t need to suffer alone or longer than necessary. The first step to health is seeking help.
With the sharp increase of mental health problems, the ministry of Health is planning to come up with a National Mental Health Strategic Action Plan. It is intended to be a comprehensive plan that puts programs and strategies to “tackle the problem”. It is unclear what the government conceptualises as the problem. The government does intend to increase awareness […]