Suicides spike during MCO


Risky task: Fire and rescue personnel seen saving a woman off a ledge in this file photo. During the MCO period, firemen have been busy handling cases of people threatening to take their own lives.

JOHOR BARU: Since the movement control order (MCO) started five months ago, firemen have been busy handling cases of people threatening to take their own lives.

In most cases, the firemen have been able to talk them out of it before rushing them to hospital.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 53
Cxense type: NA
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

suicide , MCO , health , firemen , Be­frienders

   

Next In Nation

Salesman, Indonesian maid remanded after murder of three-year-old boy in Johor
Kim Jong-nam's next of kin urged to collect items from Malaysian cops
Wisma Putra needs more funds to better assist M’sian victims of job scams stuck overseas, says Saifuddin
Ipoh High Court rejects cement company’s bid to evict Kanthan cave monastery occupants
Actor Zul Ariffin fined RM30,000 for uploading lewd content
Irregularities found in MySejahtera procurement, says PAC
Non-halal ‘lift' due to requirements by authorities, says local hotel
Ride-share driver injured in car theft
Budget 2023: Govt needs to focus on issues of high interest rates, unsold houses
Extended voting hours among EC measures for GE15, says Wan Junaidi

Others Also Read