Strengthening community support for those with poor mental health

Tuesday, 6 April 2021 01:00 PM MYT
By Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan


The Green Ribbon Group was launched recently on March 23 (2021).

It is a social enterprise that aims to give momentum to the mental health agenda in Malaysia.

One avenue that my team and I would like to specifically push for is the need to strengthen psychosocial support in communities.

This is not a new approach to mental healthcare.

The Health Ministry has worked tirelessly on this front since the early 2000s.

Its Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Services offers a helpline, psychological first aid and counselling.


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