Khairy reminds those battling depression, anxiety that they are not alone


PETALING JAYA: In conjunction with World Suicide Prevention Day 2021, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin reminds those who are battling depression and anxiety that they are not alone.

“I want to reach out to people who are battling depression (and) anxiety - you are not alone.

"Please don’t think that even in your darkest moments that you are alone. Help is available. We are here for you," he said in a video posted on Twitter on Friday (Sept 10).

Khairy also shared the helplines of government agencies and non-governmental organisations for those that need help.

Among those were Talian Kasih at 15999 and Befrienders at 03-7627 2929.

Those in need of help and counselling can reach out to: Mental Health Psychosocial Support Service (03-2935 9935 or 014-322 3392); Talian Kasih (15999 or WhatsApp 019-2615999); Jakim’s Family, Social and Community Care Centre (WhatsApp 0111-9598214); and Befrienders Kuala Lumpur (03-7627 2929 or checkout www.befrienders.org.my/centre-in-malaysia for a full list of numbers and operating hours).

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