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Preventing teen suicide in era of social media


Help is just a phone call away

 

Ramai yang murung

 

Pusat sokongan emosi Befrienders

Stigmatising mentally ill people isn’t helpful https://www.nst.com.my/opinion/letters/2018/02/334361/stigmatising-mentally-ill-people-isnt-helpful


Should we speak to children about suicide? 

http://www.thesundaily.my/news/2018/02/11/should-we-speak-children-about-suicide

 

Urgent repairs needed at flats to prevent suicides https://www.thestar.com.my/metro/metro-news/2018/04/05/urgent-repairs-needed-at-flats-to-prevent-suicides/

 

Malaysia needs 3000 registered psychiatrist to meet WHO recommendation: Lee https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2017/07/253500/malaysia-needs-3000-registered-psychiatrists-meet-who-recommendation-lee

 

Do not forget to have fun https://www.nst.com.my/education/2017/07/254710/do-not-forget-have-fun

 

After Chester Bennington’s suicide, experts fear contagion effect

https://www.newsweek.com/chester-bennington-suicide-linkin-park-chris-cornell-639940

Social media can lead to self harm? https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/06/18/social-media-can-lead-to-self-harm/

No signs of ‘Blue Whale Challenge’ in Malaysia, but parents told to remain vigilant

https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/05/04/no-signs-of-blue-whale-challenge-in-malaysia/


Call for help https://www.thestar.com.my/news/education/2017/05/28/call-for-help/


Suicide on the rise among Malaysian youth https://www.nst.com.my/news/exclusive/2017/05/243354/suicide-rise-among-malaysian-youth

Mahdzir: Additional school guidelines to detect depression in students soon https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/05/12/mahdzir-additional-school-guidelines-to-detect-depression/

 

World Suicide Prevention Day 2017 - Take a Minute to Change a Life.

Befrienders KL letter to the editor 11 Sept 2017/

Enam hingga lapan orang bagi setiap 100,000 rakyat Malaysia bunuh diri

We had a touching and impassioned response, a plea from Tiara Shafiq, a young person from Brisbane, Australia. To read her statement, 

'Stupidest idea for suicide prevention ever'.

16 Mar 2009 - Link: Educate Deviate - Stupidest Idea For Suicide Prevention Ever

 

BFM 89.9 radio station airs interviews and discussions on depression, suicide, mental health, etc.  in their community and health segment. You can listen to them by clicking on the image below.

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Not understood...we care...we listen

- by Befrienders Penang 

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