Keeping the conversation going on mental health


With socioeconomic restrictions easing, many are facing the prospect of going back to their regular office routine, which may require some mental adjustment after the flexibility of working from home, as well as possible social anxiety over acts that might cause the spread of Covid-19. — AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star

Recently, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said that the Attorney-General’s Chambers is examining the legal options and implications of removing attempted suicide as a criminal offence.

This is an indication that Parliament may consider reviewing Section 309 of the Penal Code, which makes attempted suicide a criminal act.

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