Not getting better: Agong’s daughter, association sound alarm over mental health situation in Malaysia

Friday, 23 April 2021 01:51 PM MYT
By Milad Hassandarvish


KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 ― The Covid-19 pandemic and prolonged uncertainties have put many Malaysians under immense distress.

The emotional distress is now even more fueled by other factors including change in work environment, loss of jobs and income as well as fears for public health safety.

The recent incident at Suria KLCC in Kuala Lumpur ― where a 25-year-old man fell to his death from the fourth floor ― has once again renewed concerns among mental health advocates in Malaysia.

Following the incident, Dang Wangi district police chief ACP Mohd Zainal Abdullah confirmed that the young victim was found to have a psychiatric treatment card from the Klang Hospital in the bag he was carrying.


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