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Self-Harm & Suicide Among the Elderly

Dr Bharathi Vengadasalam, Consultant Geriatric Psychiatrist

11-Feb-20 16:00

Self-Harm & Suicide Among the Elderly

Growing older should be a time to enjoy life without the pressures of working and supporting a family. But many elderly people find themselves feeling lonely, unhappy and hopeless. We explore the difficult topic of self-harm and suicide among the elderly with consultant geriatric psychiatrist Dr Bharathi Vengadasalam.

                                            

If you need emotional support, you can call Befrienders at 603-79568145 or email sam@befrienders.org.my.

Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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