Govt preparing to cope with more mental health cases during Covid-19 pandemic, says Dr Adham


PETALING JAYA: Mental health problems including suicidal tendencies were the main reason for calls to the psycho-social assistance hotlines set up by the Health Ministry and other ministries in the past year since the pandemic, says Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba.

The Health Minister said last year alone, a total of 1,080 people who attempted suicide received treatments at government hospitals.

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