World Mental Health Day

Theme for 2017 – Mental Health in the Work Place This year’s World Mental Health Day on October 10 carries the theme “Mental Health in the Work Place”. Are you aware that about 350 million people worldwide suffer...

Extreme emotions

One woman describes her being diagnosed with bipolar disorder has affected her life. “I think I might be a little manic right now, with all this talking about myself,” says Gina* nonchalantly, midway through our inte...

Hearing voices

A young man shares his experiences with schizophrenia, and how he copes with the condition Rafi* experienced what he calls his “first complete break from reality” when he was 20 years old, on a seemingly ordinary and...

Support, not stigma

Misconceptions over mental illnesses force sufferers to bear with them in silence instead of seeking the help they need. Priya Kulasagaran looks at the overall picture of mental health in Malaysia, and speaks to two indi...

The Truth About Depression And Anxiety

Does being depressed simply mean that you’re feeling a little blue and does feeling anxious just mean you’re nervous? Here’s where you can find out… “Karen* has been feeling very sad after her partner o...