Bosses group welcomes PM's plan for national mental health care centre
The Malaysian Employers Federation says the people are the country's 'core assets'.
Europeans face big mental health issues despite Covid easing, survey finds
More people across the 27 EU nations are also struggling to make ends meet and at greater risk of energy poverty, in particular due to high inflation.
Health ministry preparing new draft for bid to decriminalise suicide attempts
Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says a new Cabinet memorandum will be prepared for the application to abolish Section 209 of the Penal Code.
'It felt like my insides were crying': China Covid curbs hit youth mental health
Some 220 million Chinese children and young people have been confined for prolonged periods due to Covid restrictions, the Education Ministry estimated in 2020.
Mental health concerns continue despite shift towards endemic phase
The rising cost of living and political 'games' have been identified as some of the main factors.
Man charged with murdering mother, hacking body into 15 pieces
Ng Yu Lim had been treated as a mental patient at a private hospital in Penang 20 years ago but did not receive any follow-up treatment.
In Sarawak, no solution in sight for the homeless and mentally ill
The problems often overlap, but not the agencies responsible.
Poverty, mental illness keep Sarawak man shackled to the wall
Apui's family has no choice but to keep him chained to a wall of their squatter home in Bintulu.
The good and bad of taking to social media about mental problems
While sharing personal experiences can help foster a more open environment, there is also the danger that individual solutions will be taken as blanket treatments.
Hong Kong questions costs of Covid rules on mental health, livelihoods
Empty streets in the financial centre, shuttered restaurants and bars, and bare supermarket shelves are a testament to the disruptions Hong Kong's Covid-19 rules wrought on its people.
Nearly 224,000 calls to support line for emotional relief and counselling
Issues brought up include job loss, no source of income, family conflicts and interpersonal relationship problems.
Family struggles through the slow decline of dementia
Thalia's father has been living with dementia for 15 years now, and things appear to have taken a turn for the worse.