Suicidal tendencies on the rise in Malaysia, says Health DG

PETALING JAYA: There is a worrying increase in suicidal tendency among youths in Malaysia, says the Health Ministry.

Its director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah noted that in the National Health and Morbidity Survey 2017, the trend among those aged between 13 and 17 had increased by 10% in 2017 compared to 7.9% in 2012.

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