2 years

I have severe anxiety problem

I am 27 years, old married. I have severe anxiety of going to work, I am not keen about working because I wanna build my own business and actually things are moving since I’ve been an entrpreneur for 2 years. When I got the job, I have mixed feelings since my mother has been forcing me to get a job. When I go to work, sometimes I’m ok, but when it comes, I just feel that I just wanna quit. I’m helpless & my mind feels just like shutting down. My husband has been very supportive but I think I need help, if I am normal, probably I would just keep the job and build my business concurrently. So please, help me. Thank you.

Thank you for reaching out to us.

We understand you have been experiencing some issues related to your mental health. We will try to help you out.

What you’re going through is normal and we applaud you for reaching out to us. The issue you are facing can be caused by an undiagnosed medical condition or it could be related to mental health. Some of the usual causes are :

  • Malnutrition
  • Thyroid issues
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder

We’re glad to hear that you have a supportive husband. We encourage you to speak to a counsellor or therapist to help find a resolution for your problem. You can contact one of these helplines :

Malaysian Mental Health Association

  • Any mental health issue
  • Qualified mental health professionals
  • Language: English, Malay, Chinese
  • Hotline: 03-27806803

GEM Fellowship

  • Buddhist
  • Provide referral services
  • Counselling
  • Monday to Friday: 7:30 pm to 9.30 pm
  • Wednesday to Friday: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Languge: English, Malay
  • Hotline: 011-25289610, 011-59944384


We hope this answer has been helpful. Thank you.

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