Selected students to study mental health, undergo empathy training

June 11, 2022, 16:39 MYT By FMT Reporters PETALING JAYA: Students in selected secondary schools and universities in the country will be trained in mental health, thanks to a programme conducted by Yayasan TM and the Green Ribbon Group (GRG). Those participating will study mental health and undergo empathy training. They will then be in […]

Kesihatan mental tanggungjawab bersama

June 9, 2022, 15:15 MYT By SITI A’ISYAH SUKAIMI PUTRAJAYA – Kesihatan mental bukan hanya diserahkan sepenuhnya tanggungjawab tersebut kepada pihak profesional semata-mata malah, masyarakat juga seharusnya turut bersama dalam hal berkenaan. Tengku Puteri Raja, Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan Al-Sultan Abdullah berkata, untuk memberikan bantuan kepada mereka yang memerlukan, seseorang itu tidak perlu menjadi individu […]

Pandemic hurting university students’ mental health

June 9, 2022, 18:21 MYT By Kalbana Perimbanayagam PUTRAJAYA: The Covid-19 outbreak has affected many people, including students, according to Professor Mushtak Al-Atabi, Provost and Chief Executive Officer of Heriot-Watt University Malaysia. In addition to limiting freedom, causing apprehension about job losses, separation from others, and worry about diseases, pandemics are natural catalysts for depression […]

Heriot-Watt University Malaysia and Green Ribbon Group Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Promote Positive Mental Health Among Youth

June 10, 2022, 09:43 MYT Malaysiakini Mental health issues are on the rise and will require early intervention. In view of this, Heriot-Watt University Malaysia (“HWUM” or the “University”) and the Green Ribbon Group (“GRG”) are joining forces to empower youth to promote positive mental health. The two partners signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]

Psychological scars from long Covid

Monday, 06 June 2022, 1:00 PM MYT By Prof. Dato’ Dr Andrew Mohanraj For some of us who have recovered from Covid-19 and are still experiencing some symptoms, we could have what is known as post-Covid or long Covid. According to Dr Janet Diaz, the World Health Organization’s Head of Clinical Management, this emerging illness […]

When your mental health suffers from vicarious trauma

Tuesday, 05 Apr 2022, 1:00 PM MYT By Prof. Dato’ Dr Andrew Mohanraj For many of us, it may be hard to look the other way from news of the conflict in Ukraine now, despite being thousands of miles away from the scene. Some of us may know of Malaysians having to terminate their studies […]

Scammers use these psychological methods to influence you

Tuesday, 08 Mar 2022, 1:00 PM MYT By Prof. Dato’ Dr Andrew Mohanraj “Civil servant loses over RM700k in a scam” read the heading of a news article (The Star, March 1, 2022) last week. Many, reading such stories, perhaps just raise their eyebrows and shake their heads, wondering how people can be so gullible. […]

I am addicted to substances for a reason

Tuesday, 08 Feb 2022, 8:00 AM MYT By Prof. Dato’ Dr Andrew Mohanraj Several weeks ago, an incident involving a youth with a substance addiction problem being punished by the local community, was widely shared on social media. It was reported that the youth was apprehended for theft. In response to the unusual retaliation by […]

Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan graces ‘GREAT’ training event

Januari 9, 2022, 17:24 MYT Bernama KUALA LUMPUR: Tengku Puteri Raja Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan, the eldest daughter of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today attended The Green Ribbon Effective Agent Training (GREAT) advocacy training programme at the University of Malaya Alumni Association building here. The GREAT project is a two-day […]