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How The Floods Have Affected Mental Health

Dr Chua Sook Ning, Founder and Clinical Psychologist, Relate Malaysia | Prashant Vasantha Kumar, Clinical Psychologist and Assistant Manager of Operations & Services , Mental Illness Awareness And Support Association (MIASA)

28-Apr-22 18:00

How The Floods Have Affected Mental Health

Klang Valley was once again hit by flash floods earlier this week. This incident, coupled with the flash floods last month and December last year, has led to increasing calls for mental health support for flood victims. First, we explore the mental health effects of living through a flood, and what needs to be addressed. Then, we get into what it would take for the government to offer more free mental health services around the country.

Image source: yusnizam, Getty Images/iStockphoto

Produced by: Alia Zefri, Sharmilla Ganesan, Lee Chwi Lynn

Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lee Chwi Lynn

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Categories:  mental healthenvironment

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