Don’t talk carelessly about suicide

Monday, 05 July 2021 08:43 AM MYT
By Prof. Dato’ Dr Andrew Mohanraj

In her last article in this column, International Patron of World Mental Health Day 2020, Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan touched on the importance of decriminalising attempted suicide.

It was also stressed that most cases have an underlying severe psychological distress.

Between the publication of that article and the submission of this one, I recall at least five tragic cases of alleged suicide that made sensational news

It was more prominent on social media.


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