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Letters 24 Oct 2017 | 12:00 AM

New approach to mental health

From DR M. PARAMESHVARA DEVA, Professor of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Tunku Abdul Rahman Malaysia.

Nation 21 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

A dark past hidden behind a sweet smile

KUALA LUMPUR: On the dance floor, Sara (not her real name) practises her steps carefully with a smile fixed on her face in between chatting animatedly with her friends.

Nation 21 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Befrienders: Youngsters more willing to reach out for help

PETALING JAYA: Young Malaysians with suicidal thoughts are more willing to approach support groups, unlike the elderly.

Nation 21 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

Japan’s uphill struggle to curb high suicide rates

KUALA LUMPUR: In a culture where suicide is considered honourable, it is no surprise that Japan has faced an uphill battle to reduce its high suicide rates.

Nation 21 Jun 2015 | 12:00 AM

‘Criminalising suicides may deter troubled people from seeking help’

KUALA LUMPUR: On May 5 last year, a law student jumped off the Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah Bridge in Penang, four days after it was opened to the public.

Letters 16 Mar 2015 | 12:00 AM

Do away with outdated law on attempted suicide

From TAN SRI LEE LAM THYE, Mental Health Promotion Advisory Council Member.