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Mental Health Issue ( Sadness or Depression )

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: September 24, 2021 11:52 PM
Anonymous 22 days

Hi, Im in my 20, a woman. Just wanna ask am I just overreacting when I felt so calm and felt like the burden is gone when I saw some tweets which include the self harmings picture of people who cut themselves and watching the blood makes me felt at ease. Im afraid i was just pretending. maybe im just sad. i lost interest of doing what i love which is cleaning. I just lay on the bed all day and zoned out sometimes all i do is just watching my ceiling not thinking of anything. i dont wanna do self diagnosed. Im scared mybe im just sad mybe i just try doing what i watch abt depression

Dr Sri Viknarajan 22 days
General Practitioner

Hello!
Thank you for your query.

Based on the question above, we understand that you have been experiencing serious disinterest in things you enjoyed and also indifference in everyday activity. We will try to help you.

As you know, mental and emotional health is very important. The problem arise when mood changes affects performance at work place, school and social relationship with family or friends.

We recommend that you take DASS-test. It is a clinical tool to help assess three related negative emotions such as depression, anxiety and stress level. Upon completing this test and if you have significantly troubling score, the result can be brought to a certified psychiatrist or counsellor.

Here are also some agencies that can help with emotional support if needed:

Malaysian Mental Health Association

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

Mental Illness Support and Awareness Association (MIASA)

  • Support group
  • Therapeutic assessment
  • Circle time and support programmes
  • Islamic spiritual therapy
  • Hotline: 03-79311409 , 013-3330767, 018-3617345

SOLS Health

  • Lower monthly household income will get subsidised rates
  • Hotline: 018-6640247

Sneham Malaysia

  • Suicide prevention
  • Emotional support
  • Everyday: 4pm-8pm
  • Language: English, Malay, Tamil

Telenisa

  • Islamic
  • Sisters in Islam legal clinic
  • Domestic violence, child custody
  • Polygamy, divorce
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • Time: 10AM to 5PM (except public holidays)
  • Language: English, Malay
  • Hotline: 03-79608802

BEFRIENDERS

  • Hotline numbers:
    KL: 03-7956 8145 (24 hours)
    Ipoh: 05-547 7933 (4pm to 11pm)
    Penang: 04-281 5161 (3pm to midnight)
  • E-Mail: sam@befrienders.org.my
  • Website: https://www.befrienders.org.my/

We hope this answer is helpful.
Thank you.

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Last Updated: Fri Sep 24 2021 23:52:05 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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