I’ve been suffering from depression for quite sometime. I’m diagnosed with mixed anxiety-major depressive disorder. I attempted suicide countless times to the point that I was actually rushed to the ER. I overdosed three times on my antidepressants, drank chemical and I’ve been cutting myself. It’s a long story as to why i got depressed. […]
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 or making a police 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.
How do you tell your story? We talked earlier about having clear goals when you tell your story. It could be to get practical help, emotional support or even to tackle stigma. Deciding what goes into your story is a process. In this article, we will go over what you may choose to put in […]
What can you do with your mental health information? There are 5 ways we can keep our mental health information in relation to others. Only you can decide which is the best thing for you at this point in time. You can decide by doing a pros and cons list, or by discussing with some […]
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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