Saturday, July 17, 2021

suicide

Man commits suicide at Kubah National Park

KUCHING: A 47-year-old man was found hanged from a tree near Kubah National Park on Tuesday evening (Jul 13). The man identified as Than Kian Seng is believed to have committed suicide at the scene two days prior to the...

Don’t despair, help is near

KUCHING: “If you are in despair or have suicidal thoughts, remember you are not alone because help is available through various platforms for you.” This is the advice of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri...

How to prevent suicide

KUCHING: A comprehensive suicide prevention strategy needs to be employed in collaboration with healthcare, social care, economic and legal support to form a safety net. Dr Ravivarma Rao Panirselvam, a psychiatrist at Miri Hospital, said this is crucial for when...

Early detection of depression can avert suicide

By Soon Li Wei KUALA LUMPUR: The relatively high number of suicide cases reported in Malaysia during the first five months of this year has set alarm bells ringing.  The suicide trend is worrying, more so now with the Covid-19 pandemic...

Mental health issues growing more serious

By Sakini Mohd Said RECENTLY on her Facebook, a journalist, Zulaikha Rahim, sadly wrote, “Will go through retrenchment, again ... Be strong.” Her message was short and terse but it spoke volumes of the feeling of gloom that enveloped her. Up to...

Be vigilant, caring and look out for depression signs among loved ones

KUALA LUMPUR: The people have been urged to be more vigilant and caring to family members and those around them in identifying the early symptoms of depression that can contribute to suicidal behaviour, Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor...

Teacher found dead in apparent suicide

SRI AMAN: A primary school teacher was found dead from an apparent suicide at her residence at Taman Mutiara, Jalan Brayun-Sri Aman last Monday (May 24). According to sources, the woman’s body found hanging from the grille of the main...

Malaysian student in Taiwan dies in apparent suicide

SIBU: A male Malaysian student at a university in Taiwan reportedly died from an apparent suicide last Saturday (May 8). According to a report in a local Chinese news portal, the 20-year-old from here is said to have jumped from...

Policeman allegedly shoots son dead before killing himself

SEREMBAN: A policeman is believed to have shot his seven-year-old son dead before taking his own life with the gun in an incident at Jalan Widuri 1, Taman Sentosa Jaya, near here, this afternoon. Seremban police chief ACP Mohd Said...

Varsity student found hanged

SIBU: A varsity student is believed to have committed suicide by hanging herself in a room in her family's home at Lorong Bukti Lima Timur here today. The deceased has been identified as Mo Zhi Zhi, 24, who is a...
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