Addressing Malaysian adolescent mental health woes

Around two in five adolescents experienced verbal abuse at home, with girls being affected more than boys. — StarGraphic

The newly-released National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) 2023 has highlighted several key mental health issues that are of significant concern.

One million individuals, or 4.6% of people in Malaysia, aged 16 and above display symptoms of depression.

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